Monday, October 18, 2021
Yes, it’s a strange thing to do — just sit there and do basically nothing. Yet the simple act of stopping, says Pema Chödrön, is the best way to cultivate our good qualities. Here are five ways meditation makes us...
Last Sunday we started a new series on solving problems in our lives using meditation as a tool. The lives of meditators who pursue spirituality are different in some ways. We consider spirituality and higher purpose as the center...
Most of the people who visit Sahaja are there for deep spiritual benefits. But every now and then it's great to know that a powerful form of meditation like Sahaja has several scientifically proven benefits and to understand...
Diana Winston teaches a step-by-step meditation to practice in tragic times. Photo by Matthew Henry. After a tragedy on the news, I often focus my meditation on the suffering associated with it. I have several practices that address my terror...
Have you ever noticed that we pay so much attention to nourishing our bodies and tastes? We rarely miss a meal. But it goes far beyond that. We attach great importance to enjoying our food and...
"There is enlightenment even in our imperfect practices," says Suzuki Roshi. "We just don't know." Photo by Jaume Escofet. In our practice, the most important thing is to recognize that we have Buddha-nature. We may know this intellectually, but...
Meditation is a holistic solution to many challenges and problems in our life. It's not just about reducing stress. In our 50 years of Sahaja practice, we have seen some dramatic turns for meditators in their professional...
From Dr. Kaiya Ansorge What is a koan? A koan is a phrase or word used in meditation to train the mind. Usually the koan is a bit of a mystery to invite the mind to open up in...
Etwa die Hälfte der Weltbevölkerung leidet unter Schlafproblemen, einschließlich Schlafentzug. Mindestens ein Drittel aller Amerikaner bekommt nicht die empfohlenen 7-9 Stunden Schlaf pro Nacht. Diese Zahlen sind erst seit der Pandemie gestiegen. Wenn Sie Schlafprobleme haben,...
When we bow to another person, says Brother Phap Hai, we honor both their kindness and ours. Illustration by Tomi Um. There is a wonderful chapter in the famous Lotus Sutra where we meet a bodhisattva named Never Despising. His...

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