Wildmind: A Step-by-Step Guide to Meditation by Bodhipaksa“Of great help to people interested in meditation and an inspiring reminder to those on the path.”Joseph Goldstein, co-founder of the Insight Meditation Society and author of One Dharma: The Emerging Western Buddhism
“Bodhipaksa has written a beautiful and very accessible introduction to meditation. He guides us through all the basics of mindfulness and also loving-kindness meditations with the voice of a wise, kind, and patient friend.”-Dr. Lorne Ladner, author of The Lost Art of Compassion
The aim of Buddhist meditation is to clear away the defilements so that we can experience ourselvesmore deeply and more trulyin our primordial purity, clarity, and freedom of mind. Meditation helps us to cut through the agonizing clutter of superficial mental turmoil and allows us to experience more spacious and joyful states of mind. It is this pure and luminous state that I call your Wildmind.
From how to build your own meditation stool to how a raisin can help you meditate, this illustrated guide explains everything you need to know to start or deepen your meditation practice. This bestseller is in a new handy format and features brand-new illustrations.
Bodhipaksa is a Buddhist practitioner, writer, and teacher, and he is the founder of www.wildmind.org, an online meditation resource. He lives in New Hampshire with his family and conducts classes at Aryaloka Buddhist Center in Newmarket, New Hampshire.
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It is opening to or receiving the present moment, pleasant or unpleasant, just as it is, without either clinging to it or rejecting it. Chad is the founder of The Way of Meditation and has been teaching meditation since and is determined to bring authentic meditation practices into the lives of millions of people in the modern world. Chad is a former Buddhist monk who spent 6 years living in a retreat hut studying and practicing meditation full time. The Way of Meditation Blog. When I discovered this meditation system while living at a Tibetan Buddhist centre it changed everything for me. At the time I was engaged in all sorts of spiritual Tibetan Buddhist practices including making prostrations to Buddhas, reciting daily prayers and making imaginary offerings to gurus, attending complicated philosophical teachings and meditating on intricate visualisations of deities.
As we practice we make friends with our own minds. This program does not require heavy reading or philosophical study. Instead, the teachings stress the regular practice of meditation. This practice requires a curiosity about our own minds. Also, this program includes mind training practices and other core points of buddhadharma. This program provides a structured and supported environment for engaging with our profound tradition through both online teachings and retreats held throughout the world. We suggest that you watch these repeatedly until the message of the video is clear in your heart and mind.
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The culture that will arise in the future, if it is truly to be for the evolution of mankind, will be a balance of science and religion. This culture will be a synthesis of religion and science. It will not be only religious or only scientific: it will be either scientifically religious or religiously scientific. Osho The talks in this book are transcriptions of a meditation program led by Osho in the beautiful hills of Mahabaleshwar. It is a step by step account of how to prepare the body, mind and emotions to enhance your meditation. Osho guides the participants and the reader alike in the use of powerful meditation techniques and suggests many useful applications for supporting meditation in your daily life.