A Wise And Understanding Heart

When I was a boy of 13, I asked God for לֵב חָכָם וְנָבוֹן : “A wise and understanding heart to discern between good and evil.” This was part of my Bar Mitzva (rite of passage) speech written by my Rabbi who is now long dead. This prayer has stayed with me for more than 60 […]

Meditation Practices Develop Wisdom

Here is another quote from the email list of Lama Surya Das. It appeared also on the Huffington Post and the theme of the posting was that meditation practices develop wisdom. When I was 13 years old, I had a bar mitzvah in my family Jewish tradition. About the only thing I remember from my […]