Featured Articles: December 2010 Meditation Practice

December 30, 2010
  I’ve been so consumed with rehearsing a play of late that I feared my practice was being short-changed. My usual regimen of daily sits and studying had become more of a catch-as-catch-can affair (especially with the holidays and...
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December 28, 2010
Take a 2,600-year-old spiritual tradition from Asia and drop it into the blender of postmodern American consumer culture. Add science and multiculturalism to taste, and mix at Internet speed. This is 21st-Century Buddhism -- a weekly blog for the...
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December 10, 2010
"The problem with being busy is that it is based on ignorance—not realizing that by keeping your mind occupied constantly you are actually not giving yourself a chance."  
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December 6, 2010
File this under: "Fairly-obvious-but-pretty-cool-anyway": According to a big NPR story making the rounds, breathing, and focusing on your breath, is really good for you. Check it out. I am quite happy that the health benefits and...
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December 1, 2010
I think this quote from Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche says it all, so I'll keep it short. Ultimately, when we resist our meditation practice, it really is this simple logic that we need to remind ourselves with to come back to the path.  ...
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December 1, 2010
When I sat down for Thanksgiving dinner last week I asked everybody to eat mindfully. As the words passed over my lips, a little voice inside my head asked, “Say, why do we only designate one day a year to give thanks? And while we’...
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