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Author: Lewis Richmond

The Essence of Meditation

This is the art of meditation—paying close attention to what is actually going on. Lewis Richmond gives us practical steps to find the essence of meditation.  Part I: Turning the Light of Awareness Inward Every religious tradition espouses some form of meditation or prayer, but because these...

Meditation Posture for Beginners

Most standard instruction in meditation begins with the posture. Nevertheless, we should not make the mistake of thinking that there is something rigid or fixed about what the posture is. For example, Buddha statues demonstrate sitting cross-legged, but these days many people practice meditation on...

Aging as a Spiritual Practice

Read this article to find meditation spiritual practices that will enhance your aging process.  *** I began studying with my first Buddhist teacher Shunryu Suzuki Roshi in the 1960s when I was in my twenties and he was in his sixties. Once, after a lecture, someone asked...