A calm mind creates no suffering

(This post originally appeared on another Web site of mine). Last year I attended a long (very long) silent meditation retreat. When I told people I was going to meditate for 10 days, I got one of two reactions. 1: “Wow! That sounds amazing and relaxing!” 2: “That sounds like torture.” Funny how the sameContinue reading “A calm mind creates no suffering”

So you want to be a meditator?

You can hardly open a magazine or self-help Web site these days without seeing an article telling you to meditate or learn to be more mindful. Many people have added meditation to their mental list of things they should be doing to be happy and be better at everything. Exercise, eat right and meditate –Continue reading “So you want to be a meditator?”