Originally published in the Washington Post on the 5th March this interview with Sharon Salzberg, a New York Times best selling author, teacher of meditation and mindfulness and one of the co-founders of the Insight Meditation Society at Barre, Massachusetts is so elegant in its simplicity that it deserves a repost. The interview is on […]
This is a passage on meditation and the art of paying attention in a non judgmental way to all aspects of our experience, including the wanted and the unwanted. It first appeared in the website Awakin which publishes weekly readings from a wide range of wisdom traditions. The article is written by Gill Fronsdal and […]
A key component of mindfulness is the practice of bringing our awareness into the mundane, so that the stuff of everyday experience which lies between the extremes, becomes transformed by the quality of our attention. When we pause and look deeply enough to notice, the ordinary becomes extraordinary. The video below by Dietrich Ludwig truly […]
We tend to take their existence for granted and see them merely as a decorative part of the wallpaper of our lives, however trees are indispensable to our continued existence as a species. Be aware that what trees breathe out, we breathe in. Their very presence oxygenates our world and enables humanity to exist. It […]
How often do we really pay attention to what we eat? This practice is about slowing down and honouring the experience of that which sustains our lives.