Standing Meditation

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Meditators: Stand Up!

When people think of meditation, they most commonly think of a person sitting cross-legged on the floor or a cushion. Many might be surprised to learn that in the Buddha’s instructions to his disciples, he actually placed equal emphasis on “sitting, standing, walking, and lying down” (a phrase that appears throughout the Pali Canon). This […]

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Mindfulness in context

B. Alan Wallace’s new book Minding Closely: The Four Applications of Mindfulness, is bound to stir up a little controversy. Despite the free-wheeling way mindfulness is used to mean, well, just about anything that involves living a deliberate or contemplative life in today’s popular culture, Wallace describes a firmer grounding for the practice: Mindfulness practices […]

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