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Meditation 101

Meditation is simple, it’s just paying attention and seeing what is. Through meditation, we begin to recognize how incessantly we make movies in the mind. It’s constant! Even while we’re sleeping, we’re dreaming. Let’s be honest, at this point if we can be present for one whole breath, we’re doing great. As we develop these new abilities, we...

Starting a Learning Circle

Here are a few ideas to help you find fellow adventurers, and to help you all begin and continue the exploration of meditation practice together. Of course, you can all use the Why is the Dalai Lama Always Smiling? book as part of that exploration. You can read a bit during the week, then gather in someone’s living room to discuss that bit,...