Erik Hansen

Erik Hansen has practiced Zen Buddhism in Los Angeles since 1988.
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Magazine Personal Reflections

Moving Target

As a meditator, have you ever practiced eating mindfully—let’s say a salad or a baked potato? Perhaps, then, as you tried to stay in touch with each bite, each chew, each subtle flavor of potato, butter, salt, pepper, and chives, you found yourself struggling through a haze of memories, fantasies, and scenarios trying to really […]

By Erik Hansen
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