Last week I introduced The Five Hindrances, the first of the dhammas that make up the Fourth Foundation of Mindfulness.
In our meditation practice we notice physical sensation, emotions and thoughts as well as any insights that arise in the
Last Thursday we spent more time than usual in class practicing, exploring and clarifying three aspects of meditation practice. (Blog
Walking on the ocean’s edge yesterday, I noticed huge clumps of kelp, all tangled like beached whales. This, I thought,
I have been reading Buddha’s Brain by Rick Hanson because it’s the book my class read in my absence and
Since a storm cancelled our class, I will use this week’s post to go over a few meditation techniques that
Sometimes meditators fall asleep, not because they are tired but because the mind sometimes thinks all it has is a
The third aspect of the Eightfold Path is Right Speech. This is a very challenging one for most of us.
I mentioned in the previous post that as meditators and Buddhist practitioners we have three main intentions: First to develop
For most of us the challenge in meditation is to find our way back from deep within a tangled thought