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...

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...

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

Tara Brach, PhD, author of Radical Acceptance and True Refuge, says that true power takes place when you shift from wanting power over or against another person, place, or thing, and begin to live your life from the fullness of...

Love is a mind that brings peace, joy, and happiness to another person. Compassion is a mind that removes the suffering that is present in the other. We all have the seeds of love and compassion in our minds, and we can develop these fine and...

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