This is another quote from Weekly Words of Wisdom chosen by Lama Surya Das. The subject is upekkha or equanimity, which is one of the four brahma viharas or “immeasurable minds” or “sublime abodes” that lead to liberation. What are the other three brahma viharas? Metta or loving kindness, karuna or compassion, and mudita or […]

Five Ideas For Running Meditation Practice

In a previous post on how meditation practices include exercise, Sakyong Mipham stated, “Exercise can be a support for meditation, and meditation can be a support for exercise.” In this post he expands on this to include five ides for running meditation practices. Both this post and the previous post refer to Running with the […]

Meditation Practices Include Exercise

For a long time now, I have known that meditation practices include exercise. My formative insight into this came at the final session of my certification training to become a teacher of the Enneagram – a nine sided diagram representing nine different personality types, their fixations and their virtues (more on this in later posts). […]