Sharon Salzberg is cofounder of the Insight Meditation Society (IMS) in Barre, Massachusetts. She has been a student of meditation since 1971, guiding meditation retreats worldwide since 1974.
Mindfulness & Meditation Archive
Ever wonder why some people seem to walk around with a dark cloud hovering over them and others appear to bring their own sunshine wherever they go?
Pema Chödrön was born Deirdre Blomfield-Brown in 1936, in New York City. She attended Miss Porter’s School in Connecticut and graduated from the University of California at Berkeley. She taught as an elementary school teacher for many years in both New Mexico and California. Pema has two children and three grandchildren. While in her mid-thirties, […]
I’ve always said that lovingkindness and compassion are inevitably woven throughout meditation practice even if the words are never used or implied, no matter what technique or method we are using.
Adyashanti: What is your relationship to that endless stream of thoughts in your head? Do you take them to be yours? Do you believe your thoughts
by Ed and Deb Shapiro: Have you ever felt as if your mind was driving you crazy? Does the ch:atter in your head go on endlessly?
by Kailen Rosenberg: When it comes to chilling out or finding your center here are some easy tips that can help!
by Tenzin Norbu: Bodhisattvas employ the faculty of mindfulness in order to maintain consciousness of “the present moment.”
Movement as a vehicle for personal growth and awareness has been a long-standing practice in many traditions. Yoga, T’ai Chi, and Chi Gong are all meditative practices that use the body as a portal to experience a deeper sense of self by observing, feeling and guiding specific movements.
A new study has found that older people who take part in an eight-week program of meditation were able to reduce feelings of loneliness and boost their immune systems,