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What is Buddhist Yoga?
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What is Buddhist Yoga?

“It is just within this 'fathom long' body endowed with perception and cognition that there is the world, the origin of the world, the cessation of the world, and the way leading to the cessation of the world.” Rohitassasutta, SN 2.26 A…
Mindfulness of The Noble Eightfold Path
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What is Mindfulness?

In our daily life, most of the time we are immersed in thoughts about the past or the future or in fantasies. These often contribute to stress, fear and suffering. Mindfulness practice shows us how to overcome this pre-occupation so we can…
What is meditation? What is mindfulness meditation
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What is Meditation?

When someone says ”I am meditating”, this can mean a lot of different things to different people. Some people, for example, believe they are meditating when they go running, others believe the same when they are dancing to trance at a…
mindful listening
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Mindful Listening

“The best place to practice Zen is at a busy intersection” – Zen proverb Cultivating mindfulness requires nothing exotic. You don’t need any expensive gadgetry or accoutrements. All you need is to be in the here and now. Daily life…
emotions in meditation

How to approach emotions in meditation?

Emotions in meditation, and in life, can be so overwhelming sometimes. Have you ever wished you had control over your feelings? So you can always be calm and happy? Most of us have wished that.. and realized that it does not work because…
Walk Slowly

Walk Slowly, by Danna Faulds

 It only takes a reminder to breathe, a moment to be still, and just like that, something in me settles, softens, makes space for imperfection. The harsh voice of judgment drops to a whisper and I remember again that life isn’t a relay…
just walking
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Just walking, for the sake of walking

Do you like walking? Just walking around, without any particular purpose? Since I’ve settled in the retreat center here in Thailand, in between my teaching sessions, I’m re-discovering the joy of walking. Just walking. Not even noticing…