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Becoming aware of the hindrances and learning how to work with them skillfully is an important part of meditation and mindfulness in daily life. Jack Kornfield discusses the hindrances and ways to work with them that don’t foster more aversion in this article: Obstacles are Part of the Path. Gil Fronsdal has a good resource on… Continue reading Updated Resources for Meditation and Support

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This article explains how the hindrances can block clear seeing and describes ways to recognize and work with hindrances when they arise.  Hindrances to Clear Seeing Here are a number of practical resources to explore one of the most common of hindrances: anger.  Resources: Awakening with Anger A number of well-known meditation, mindfulness, and yoga… Continue reading Updated Resources for Meditaton and Support

Updated Resources for Meditation and Support

Here is a brief article by Kim Allen that describes feeling-tones (vedana), and why they’re so important in mindfulness practice: The Power of Feeling Tone. There is a resource page that lists a number of articles, guided meditations, and recorded talks on mindfulness of feeling-tones. You can find that page here: Common Ground Meditation The Introduction to the… Continue reading Updated Resources for Meditation and Support

Updated Resources for Meditation and Support

Larry Rosenberg provides a good description of approaches to practicing with awareness of death as a way to re-orient our priorities in life, and through that awareness let go of some of the pettiness that we may experience in our relationships with others. You can find that article here: Death Awareness. A related practice that can be… Continue reading Updated Resources for Meditation and Support

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You can find guided meditations from Bhikkhu Analayo for several practices of Satipatthana Meditation, including the body scans for Anatomy and the Elements at the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies: Satipatthana Meditation. Other meditations for the body scan and awareness of the Elements can be found here: Body Scan Meditation and here: The Elemental Self.… Continue reading Updated Resources for Meditation and Support:

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Thich Nhat Hanh was noted for his devotion to the practice of walking meditation and mindful walking in general. An article that describes the practice and its connection to reverence for the earth can be found here: Thich Nhat Hanh on Walking Meditation Ajahn Sucitto has an article on the practice of standing meditation that you can… Continue reading Updated Resources for Meditation and Support

Updated Resources for Meditation and Support

Phillip Moffitt interviewed Bhikkhu Analayo on his approach to the Satipatthana teachings on mindfulness meditation. You can find that interview here:  Venerable Bhikkhu Analayo on the Satipatthana Sutta Bhikkhu Bodhi has an article on the four foundations of mindfulness that captures the main ideas of the Buddha’s teachings on mindfulness. You can find that article here: The Buddha’s… Continue reading Updated Resources for Meditation and Support

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Andrea Fella provides a good description of different forms of concentration and ways to practice with them, also the way in which concentration can lead to greater awareness and insight. You can find that article here: Concentration Thanisarro Bhikkhu discusses the relationship between wise concentration and wise mindfulness in this article, and makes clear that the… Continue reading Updated Resources for Meditation and Support