Buddhist Meditation

What: Walking meditation involves focusing on the physical sensations of every step you take, sometimes in coordination with the breath.

Examples: The Zen Buddhist practice of kinhin; the...

The ultimate habitual pattern is samsara itself—the wheel of habitual cyclic existence that causes all your suffering. The karma that drives the wheel—the three poisons of attachment, aggression, and ignorance—are actually deep-seated habits of...

For the first 10 years of my work as a psychiatrist, I did not think much about trauma. I was in my 30s, and many of the people I worked with were not much older than I was.

In the first flush of my marriage, most of my efforts were...

Sharon Salzberg, cofounder of the Insight Meditation Society and one of America’s leading meditation teachers, offers insights into the practical tools of meditation.

 

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Many people turn to a spiritual path because they think it will make their pain go away. But as Andrew Holecek explains, true spirituality is not about making you feel good...

Throughout your own life, you may have asked: What is suffering? Zen teacher John Tarrant provides a straightforward perspective and offers 10 simple principles to help you...

Your throat is contracting, your fists are clenching—but don’t deny your anger, says Polly Young-Eisendrath. Instead, learn to mine it for new ways to work with...

The relationship between the mind and the body is a fundamental part of Dharma practice. As Anyen Rinpochefounder of the Orgyen Khamdroling Dharma...

Begin by bringing the attention of your mind and heart to the presence of someone who is having a difficult time. You may choose a friend, relative, or someone you feel close to.

Open your heart and mind to this person.

Really let...

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