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Monday, 01 October 2012 08:55

Contemplative practice and modern science

Daniel Goleman talks about the intersection of traditional contemplative practice and modern science.

Published in Daniel Goleman
Monday, 24 September 2012 19:52

The Michael Imperioli Interview

Erric and Michael Imperioli (best known for his award winning portrayal of the mobster Christopher Moltisanti on the Sopranos) talk about the impact that meditation practice has had on Michael’s life and in particular his work.

Published in WMRI team
Monday, 24 September 2012 19:43

AWAKE - Amsterdam 2012

Here is the entire video, 111 minutes worth, of Sogyal Rinpoche's public teaching at AWAKE 2012 in Amsterdam.

Published in Sogyal Rinpoche
Monday, 24 September 2012 15:53

What Meditation Really Is

Robert Thurman talks about how important it is not to just leave your practice behind as you leave the cushion.

 

Published in Robert Thurman
Monday, 24 September 2012 15:48

Hang loose

Sogyal Rinpoche’s teaching children how "hanging loose" creates the feeling of meditation.

 

Published in Sogyal Rinpoche

This is the first of two videos where Tibetan Buddhist meditation master Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche discusses the essence of meditation. I find it especially inspiring how meditation helped him to overcome the panic attacks and anxiety that haunted him during his youth.

Published in Meditation Blog
Tuesday, 18 September 2012 10:29

Prof. Samdhong Rinpoche - Why meditate?

Watch Prof. Samdhong Rinpoche talking about meditation and the importance of knowing and working with our mind.
An eminent and distinguished scholar, teacher and philosopher, and fully ordained Buddhist monk, Rinpoche is widely known as an ardent follower of Mahatma Gandhi, and a life-long campaigner for non-violence. Samdhong Rinpoche was the Prime Minister of the Tibetan Government in exile from 2001 - 2011.

Published in Meditation Blog
Friday, 14 September 2012 11:35

Jiddu Krishnamurti - What is Meditation

In his own unique way Jiddu Krishnamurti talks about the many concepts around the practise of meditation.

But be warned, he will not tell us how to meditate ... of course.

Published in Meditation Blog

Watch Father Laurence Freeman talking about a Christian persepctive on meditation. Father Laurence Freeman is a Benedictine monk and Catholic priest of the Benedictine Congregation of Monte Oliveto. He is the Director of the World Community for Christian Meditation, a global network of Christian meditation groups that practice the way of Christian meditation.

Published in Meditation Blog

Elizabeth explains how we can understand reality just by wrestling with basic questions that we all have: "What is the basis of suffering? What causes happiness?"

 

Published in Elizabeth Namgyel