Barry Magid

Barry Magid received Dharma transmission as a Zen Teacher from Charlotte Joko Beck in 1998 and is the founding teacher of the Ordinary Mind Zendo in New York. He is the author of Ordinary Mind: Exploring the Common Ground of Zen and Psychotherapy (Wisdom 2002), Ending the Pursuit of Happiness (Wisdom 2008), and Nothing Is Hidden: The Psychology of Zen Koans (Wisdom 2013).
five practices to change your mind

MeditationMagazine | On Practice

Five Practices to Change Your Mind

Basic Buddhist meditation practices can transform the way you think and the way you view the world. Here, five teachers offer introductory methods for changing your mind—and your life.

By Barry Magid, Gil Fronsdal, Bhante Henepola Gunaratana, Peter Doobinin, Judith Simmer-Brown, and Thanissaro Bhikkhu

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