Joseph Goldstein

Magazine Meditation & Practice

One Dharma

This article appears in 20 Years, 20 Teachings: The Tricycle 20th Anniversary E-Book. It’s free to all Supporting and Sustaining Members. Get the e-book. As different Buddhist traditions take root in the West, is it possible to find an essential teaching that supports them all? In an adaptation from a talk given at Tricycle‘s recent […]

By Joseph Goldstein

Magazine Meditation & Practice

Breathing

We begin with breath, opening to the feeling or the sensation of each breath, each movement of the rise and fall or in and out, without any expectation of how any particular breath should be, not trying to force it into a particular pattern, not thinking that there should be any one kind of sensation. […]

By Joseph Goldstein

Magazine Meditation & Practice

Meditation Instructions

SIT comfortably, with your back straight but not stiff or tense. Gently close your eyes and feel the sensations of the breath as the air passes the nostrils or upper lip. The sensations of the in-breath appear simply and naturally. Notice how the out-breath appears. Or you might choose to feel the movement of your […]

By Joseph Goldstein
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