September 19, 2018

What does the movie The 36th Chamber of Shaolin have to do with modern approaches to teaching meditation and how does the comparison influence the practice? Read more

September 14, 2018

By changing the context and putting meditation in the same category as mundane activities, such as brushing teeth, the faraway becomes immediate and the unreachable becomes attainable. Read more

September 6, 2018

A good piano teacher is patient, makes the complex simple and allows the student to progress at his or her own rate. That is why you want your meditation teacher to be more like a good piano teacher and less like a concert pianist. Read more

August 28, 2018

Time is perishable. There is a gap between what people say they want to do and what they actually do. That causes stress. Read more

August 21, 2018

When you are practicing a combination of relaxation and concentration techniques and your mind becomes completely still—even for a brief period of time—that is meditation. Read more

August 15, 2018

Nurturing a mature type of selfless love can pave the path to world peace. Read more

August 8, 2018

Everyone who complains that they don’t have enough time has fallen under a spell of mass hypnosis that must be broken. The truth is… Read more

July 31, 2018

The spiritual path can be beautiful and uplifting but there are also pitfalls one must be aware of. Here is a partial list of things to look out for. Read more

July 25, 2018

If you’ve ever said that you don’t have time to meditate, read this. Read more

July 17, 2018

To get a better understanding of the causes and effects of stress, read this comprehensive and integral definition of our common frenemy. Read more

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