Meditation

Omega: What is the biggest challenge for beginning meditators?

Culadasa: The biggest obstacle of all, without question, is establishing a regular daily practice of a reasonable length. The most important...

One of the most challenging things to do is start a meditation practice—or any other practice—and stick to it. If you've struggled to start a practice of any kind, you'll be interested to hear what experienced teachers...

Buddhist teacher Pema Chödrön gives some practical advice for what to do when you're about to lose it or have already completely lost it. Hint: it involves forgiveness and kindness toward yourself.

 

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What’s going on in your head when you meditate? What if you could hear what’s happening in your brain and get a gentle reminder to come back to the present...

More than four decades is a long time to be engaged in one activity. Have I managed to do meditation every day no matter what? No. Have I often experienced states of bliss that kept me going? No. Did my knees hurt? Yes. Did my shoulders ache?...

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Meditation for Beginners provides a survey of meditation techniques to start the beginner and refresh the experienced meditator.

Spiritual traditions...

Join this program live online! $97 special pricing for Omega participants. Use code "OMEGA" at check out. Available on demand until 8/5/16. Click here to register....

We usually think of freedom as being able to do as we please or as being free from pain, physical and emotional. But ancient Buddhist wisdom points to the folly of such pursuits. There is a third kind of freedom we can discover to experience...

I have a 15-minute meditation that I break up into five-minute chunks and do at a lot at my seminars. I did it at Omega, and it was really interesting to see the responses from everybody, from “Oh my, that’s so weird and so scary," and "This...

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The Practice of No Problem is a simple yet profoundly effective form of meditation. With this practice, you learn to embrace life as it already is rather...

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