Christian Kohl

Christian Kohl

After my Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics I got somehow pulled away from science and now work as an International IT Manager.

I practise meditation since 2004 following the approaches of Qigong, Zazen and Vajrayana Buddhism.

Wednesday, 19 January 2011 14:03

Jon Kabat-Zinn - The benefits of meditation

Jon Kabat-Zinn, a pioneer of scientific research on meditation, lists the positive effects that meditation can have on the mind and body.

Wednesday, 26 January 2011 14:01

Meditation advice for beginners

Don't worry about the quality of your meditation, says Mingyur Rinpoche.

Wednesday, 02 February 2011 13:58

What meditation is not

The Tibetan teacher Mingyur Rinpoche says meditation is not about blissing out, or blocking our thoughts and emotions.

Wednesday, 15 December 2010 13:55

What meditation really is

The Tibetan teacher Mingyur Rinpoche explains that meditation is the best way to train our ‘crazy monkey mind’.

Wednesday, 02 February 2011 13:54

No quick fix

We need persistence and patience if we want to reap the benefits of meditation, says Khandro Rinpoche.

Wednesday, 02 February 2011 13:53

The value of silence

The best foundation for meditation practice is to understand the value of stillness and silence, says Khandro Rinpoche.

Thursday, 03 February 2011 21:38

What meditation is not

What’s the opposite of meditation? Being unfamiliar with your mind and living in a state of confusion, says the Tibetan meditation teacher Khandro Rinpoche.

Tuesday, 04 January 2011 18:30

What meditation really is

More and more people are discovering the benefits of meditation.

This ancient method has come to be seen as a powerful support for modern life—something that can be practised anywhere, by anyone, of any age or background.

There is growing scientific evidence that meditation has a positive effect on our health and wellbeing, and meditation techniques are routinely used in the treatment of stress, depression and a wide range of medical conditions.

What Meditation Really Is has been developed by the world-renowned meditation teacher Sogyal Rinpoche after many years of teaching in the West, and with the support of some of his most experienced students.

This unique program is based on the wisdom of the Tibetan Buddhist tradition,making the benefits of meditation available to everybody.


Sogyal Rinpoche

Sogyal RinpocheSogyal Rinpoche is one of the best-known meditation teachers of our time.

Born and brought up in Tibet, he has spent the past 35 years travelling widely in the West, sharing the timeless wisdom of the Buddha's teachings and explaining how meditation can be of greatest benefit in today's fast-paced world.

Rinpoche has a remarkable gift for presenting meditation in a way that is authentic, accessible and relevant to modern men and women. Drawing on the profound experience of the Tibetan tradition, he offers a powerful glimpse of the transformative potential of meditation, and addresses the challenges of life with humour and insight.

His groundbreaking book, The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying, has been acclaimed as a spiritual classic. At a time when more and more of us are seeking inspiration and the tools to live with more wisdom and compassion, the book offers answers to many of our deeper questions. Almost three million copies have been printed in 34 languages, and the book is available in 80 countries. It has been adopted by colleges, groups and institutions, both medical and religious, and is used extensively by nurses, doctors and healthcare professionals.

Monday, 07 February 2011 15:19

What meditation really is

The Tibetan teacher Khandro Rinpoche says meditation is all about becoming more familiar with yourself.

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