Metta meditation cultivates a radiant inner and outer disposition of loving-kindness, by directing thoughts of love to ourselves, to others, and to the world.
Meditation is a paradox: it is a very simple practice, and yet it is unparalleled in its ability to revolutionize your life. Your experience of life is inseparable from your experience within your mind; and so, at its core, meditation is a catch-all solution to every problem. Before delving into ways to strengthen your meditation [...]
People often get frustrated at the beginning of a meditative practice. They are not “less calm”, peaceful, or enlightened. Sometimes, they’re more miserable than before. But in reality, they’re not actually more miserable than before, they are just more acutely aware of the underlying misery or anxiety or whatever it was they were experiencing—things they [...]
Masters of all kinds highlight the importance of cultivating stillness of mind. For most of us, our capacity for stillness is about that of a squirrel. So how do we succeed in our search for stillness? Although I am an unwavering proponent of meditation, there are several paths to stillness. So, while the following methods [...]
Meditation brings you back to yourself. It reminds you how to laugh freely, to love openly, to embrace the fullness of existence. Meditation will continue to bring you back to yourself, every single day that you make the conscious decision to invest in this practice. Meditation makes every day worth living, no matter the content [...]