Meditation

Join Pema Chödrön and Tim Olmsted from the comfort of your own home for an online retreat experience.

The Buddha taught that the mind is wild and the human experience is full of unpredictability and paradox, joys and sorrows,...

What: Practiced in a variety of spiritual traditions, mantra meditation is the act of silently or audibly repeating a mantra—a special word, thought, or phrase—either in an ancient, sacred language, or in your native tongue....

What: During contemplative inquiry, you focus your mind on one concept or question, such as “Who am I?”

Types: Zen koan practice; self-inquiry as taught by...

Omega: Many activists are fueled by anger at injustice, but approaching this important work with anger often leads to burnout. How can we do activist work in a more conscious, sustainable way? 

...

Your mind is like a TV or radio with lots of stations playing all at once. Many of us are tuned in to the Thinking Channel all day long, and most of these programs are talk shows. We don’t realize that there is a tuner that will allow...

Omega: You have a very disciplined approach to your writing, but your meditation practice has ebbed and flowed. What is the growing edge in your spiritual practice?...

Omega: What motivated you to begin meditating?

Tara: There were two reasons. First, I had the sense I needed to improve myself. I thought meditation would diminish the parts of me I...

Omega: We seem to have an uneasy relationship with the body in Western culture. We are especially averse to pain, discomfort, and aging. How can we learn to be more at home in the body no matter our physical condition?

...

Move over stuffy hotel conference rooms and name tags. If you want to make connections for your business, it’s time to dance—at 7:00 a.m.

A new wave of networking is taking hold, and it has nothing to do with stale bagels or power suits....

Subscribe to Meditation