Introduction to Vipassana Meditation

Vipassana meditation is one of the most popular meditation practices taught in the West. Most of the Vipassana teachers have been trained in Bodh Gaya, India. Silent vipassana meditation retreats last ten day. This video is fairly short and teaches the basics of vipassana meditation. It is taught by Kavita Maharaj. Both my wife and […]

The Six Paramitas

After almost two weeks of articles about giving and the six paramitas, we come to a great video by Pema Chodron from a retreat she led in 1999 called, “Awakening Bodhichitta.” Bodhichitta literally means “heart-mind,” and is refers to awakening the mind of love, compassion, and awakening. The subject of the retreat is the training […]

The Power Of I Am

Drew Heriot, James Twyamn, Hay House House Films, and others present this video on the power of I-AM. In this video, you can learn to use the most powerful words ever spoken! I am that, I am is the code to harness this power. [Note the comma!] I am every that that there is. This […]

Wholesome States Of Mind

In my previous post, The Four States of Mind, you’ll find the following quote from Tony Hsieh, founder of Zappos: “Notice when flow happens and change your life to make it happen more.” If you haven’t heard this before, you might think that Tony Hsieh had an original thought. The Buddha taught the same thing. […]

Are You A Reality Architect?

Are you a reality architect? Do you create you own reality or do you allow the world to float by on its own? With the Silva Method, you can learn how to manifest in your life by watching this video . Saralee Gomez, Jose Silva’s granddaughter talks about her experience growing up with the Silva […]

Many Types of Mindfulness Meditation

In this article, I am going to review Dr. Philippe Goldin‘s Google Talk from March 1, 2008. I have already posted the video as Meditation Practices: How Do They Affect The Brain? My purpose in this article is to extract one of the slides from the video and expand on it from the point of view […]

What Is The Difference Between Ill-being And Well-being?

Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh (affectionately known as Thay to his followers) talks about the four noble truths of the Buddha in a way that is easy to understand. He uses the concepts of ill-being and well-being. What is the difference between ill-being and well-being? He teaches that the first noble truth is the fact of […]

Stop Cancer In Its Tracks

I am proud to finally announce the publication of Stop Cancer in Its Tracks: Healthy Cells Grow All By Themselves. “Finally” refers to the fact that I worked on this book every day for many months in 1997, when I was living with bladder cancer. When it looked like I was going to be in remission, […]

A Meditation Practice From One Of My Readers

In a chat conversation with one of my readers, I sent her the link to my video of the First Mindfulness Meditation Practice. I am including it here for you to watch as well. Then she replied with this: Wow, it is great. Would do you think about this, I heard that this is very […]

Discover The Music of Zen Meditation

You don’t have to be able to read and understand French to discover the music of Zen meditation. Simply listen to this beautiful music with headphones. The therapeutic frequencies and binaural beats take you to a lovely spot in your mind. It is so easy to sit back and relax and listen to this music. […]