Cynthia Thatcher

Magazine Teachings

How Long Is A Moment

IN THE PRACTICE OF VIPASSANA we try to stay in “the present moment.” Everyone knows what the “present” means: Now. But what, precisely, is a “moment”? How long does it last? And when does the present moment become the past? In Vipassana the word “moment” has two definitions. The first could be called the “practice-moment.” […]

By Cynthia Thatcher
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