Janet Howey

Janet Howey lives in Portland, Oregon where she works at an AIDS hospice.

Magazine Meditation & Practice

Mindful to the Quarter-inch

Mid-afternoon, twenty-four hours into a three-day vipassana retreat, I entered the teacher’s cottage for my interview. Although I had attended many meditation retreats with lay teachers, this was my first interview with an Asian monk. Hesitant, bowing, unsure of etiquette, I walked in, sat on the floor, and waited for him to speak. He waited for […]

By Janet Howey
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