How to Use RAIN

These words of wisdom from Teah Strozer talk about how getting started on a spiritual path take courage. The main thrust of the Tricycle.com article, however, was how to use RAIN. RAIN is an acronym for a four part meditation procedure developed initially by Insight Meditation Society teacher Michele McDonald and more thoroughly discussed by […]

Mindfulness Of Breathing

With Jim Reilly‘s great video from yesterday, I think you will enjoy receiving these words of wisdom about mindfulness of breathing from Christina Feldman. Christina Feldman has written articles on some of the best Buddhist magazines for many years. I have been reading everyone I come across from her. She’s also been leading insight meditation […]

Forgiving Ourselves And Others

Last week, I wrote an article titled,  A Wise And Understanding Heart. In this article, I reported on my Bar Mitzvah speech in which I asked God for “A wise and understanding heart to discern between good and evil.” Today, I read an article in Tricycle Magazine about The Power of Forgiveness by Gina Sharpe. […]

Loving-kindness And Compassion Are The Basis For Action

Sharon Salzberg is one of the founders of Insight Meditation Society at Barre, Massachusetts with Jack Kornfield and Joseph Goldstein. Her teachings on loving-kindness have been practiced by many people. Loving-kindness and compassion are the basis for wise, powerful, sometimes gentle, and sometimes fierce actions that can really make a difference — in our own lives […]

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