Relaxing the mind is a big goal of Buddhist practice, but to do that you need to relax your body as well. Sister Chan Khong teaches us a three-step practice to access a deep restfulness that rivals sleep.
Karen Maezen Miller on how meditation helps her bring “doing nothing” into everything she does.
A teaching by Thich Nhat Hanh on allowing ourselves to rest like a stone thrown into a river. On the bottom of the river, it allows the water to pass by.
Zen teacher John Tarrant on Climate Change, the Australian Fires, and the Magic of the Primeval Forest.
Zen teacher Pat Enkyo O’Hara teaches us the practice of Shikantaza.
If you don’t want your happiness to impede that of someone else, says Vanessa Zuisei Goddard, practice the four immeasurables.
Thich Nhat Hanh teaches that by looking deeply we develop insight into impermanence and no self. These are the keys to the door of reality.
Shine the warm light of awareness on your thoughts and feelings, says Thich Nhat Hanh.
Remarks by Gary Snyder on Buddhism, Ecology & the Poetics of Homelessness.
There is only one moment for you to be alive, and that is the present moment. Go back to the present moment and live this moment deeply, and you’ll be free.