Body - Mind - Heart - Spirit

October 2007 Blog Posts (4)

Meditate on Reality

Find a comfortable space and position. Begin breathing deeply through your nose. Slowly draw out each breath, gently allowing the air to fill your body and then escape.

Close your eyes.

Listen to the sounds around you, whatever they may be. Listen to barking dogs, passing traffic, people talking. Listen to the sounds going on inside your body. Listen to your stomach's grumbling, your heart's pumping beat, the blood running into each…


Added by Josephine on October 30, 2007 at 2:24pm — No Comments

Nine Stages of Training the Mind

Nine Stages of Training the Mind


Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche presents a map of the meditative process. From a wild and busy mind to the perfection of equanimity, he lays out the nine stages of training the… Continue

Added by Bijay Raut on October 30, 2007 at 12:02pm — 1 Comment

When Faced with a Big Decision, Don't Think

When faced with a really big decision, some people make lists of pros and cons, while others talk it out with their best friend, but a new study suggests that listening to your unconscious mind may be a better way to arrive at a conclusion.

The research, performed at the University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands, found that our conscious mind can only consider a small amount of…


Added by Josephine on October 10, 2007 at 1:37pm — 1 Comment


Hi, have you heard about the crisis in Burma?

Burma is ruled by one of the worst military dictatorships in the world. Last month Buddhist monks and nuns began marching and chanting prayers to call for democracy. The protests spread and hundreds of thousands of Burmese people joined in -- but they've been brutally attacked by the military regime.

I just signed a petition calling on Burma's powerful ally China and the UN security council to step in and pressure Burma's rulers to…


Added by Poetyca on October 6, 2007 at 6:39am — No Comments

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