Tag Archive: mindfulness

The Main Game of Meditation

In a culture like ours, which values excitement and novelty above most other things, a lot of people come to meditation looking for exactly that – the novelty, the new, the wow factor.… Continue reading

Where Science and Buddhist Mind Meet

All too often, Buddhism gets lumped in with the other religions, Hinduism in particular.  But even though Buddhist view arose from within a Hindu environment, Gautama Buddha’s insight went far beyond the god-oriented… Continue reading

Essential Reading for Meditation

I found this extraordinary resource in my wanderings on the net.  It’s called Dhamma Talks.net and all of the greatest teachers of Mindfulness meditation are here … what they wrote, what they said… Continue reading

The Difference between Samatha and Vipassana Meditation Methods

Audio Course Participant’s Question: “I’ve been looking for information about Vipassana meditation and I keep noticing another method called Samatha meditation, so I’m wondering what the difference is between them.  As far as… Continue reading

Meditation this Morning

Had an interesting meditation today, which I think I”ll share with you … it might be helpful, one never knows. The thing with meditation is it’s always different. The things that happen, the… Continue reading

New Evidence Shows Meditation increases Brain processing power

“The role that meditation plays in brain development has been the subject of several theories and a number of studies. One of them, conducted at the Laboratory of Neuro Imaging at the University… Continue reading

The Utter Unimportance of the Meditation ‘Experience’.

Audio Course Participant’s Question:  “Some of my friends meditate. They do other methods and they keep telling me about all this stuff they experience. They see lights, colors and hear things, and one… Continue reading

The Use of Mindfulness/Mental Noting in Life

This audio came out of a talk I had with a friend about mental noting, in which, she mentioned how difficult it was to remember to be mindful, and use mental noting outside… Continue reading