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Guided Meditations

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We have a selection of guided meditation CDs and MP3s in our online store.


Online Courses

Wildmind offers a range of online courses on meditation, practice in daily life, and Buddhism.

Starting Nov 5, 2007:

Meditation Courses

 The Path of Mindfulness and Love (4 weeks)
 Change Your Mind (4 weeks)
 Awakening the Heart (4 weeks)
 Entering the Path of Insight (4 weeks)

Practice in Daily Life

..  Detox Your Heart (5 weeks)


A student writes:

"These courses have led me to really understand how we are all interconnected with each other, and to live with that understanding. I've never had such strong feelings as I do now. I feel connected with you even though we're distant. For this I humbly thank you from the bottom of my heart."

- Anna, California

November 2007 Issue: Letting Go

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Online Classes Now Registering

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Want to learn to calm your mind but find that you're too busy to make it to a class?

Wildmind offers four-week online courses suitable for complete beginners to experienced practitioners. You'll work directly with an experienced teacher who provides you personalized, one-on-one feedback. All of our courses offer a content-rich, interactive experience -- with online readings, guided meditations in MP3 format, and a discussion forum -- all available 24/7.

See details of our upcoming courses on left sidebar, or...

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Quote of the Month

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"Hanging onto resentment is letting someone you despise live rent-free in your head."
- Esther Lederer (Ann Landers)

In this month's commentary, Bodhipaksa explores the true nature of resentments and how to let go of them. 

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Guest Article: Getting to know our feelings

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Buddhist author Vimalasara discusses how we respond to unwanted feelings.

Vimalasara is an award-winning author, a performer, teacher, and coach.

This article is extracted from an online course based on Vimalasara's book, Detox Your Heart, which starts November 5, 2007.

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New guided meditation CDs from Wildmind!

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We're delighted to announce "The Heart's Wisdom: Four Meditations for Cultivating Love, Compassion, Joy, and Equanimity" led by Bodhipaksa (2 CD set).

The Brahmaviharas, also known as the Divine Abidings or Immeasurables, are four Buddhist meditation practices that help us awaken the heart's wisdom.

This two CD set (also available as an MP3 download) introduces these four powerful practices from the Buddhist tradition, helping you to develop a healthier relationship with yourself, others, and the world.

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Book Review

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"Let Go, A Buddhist Guide to Breaking Free of Habits," by Martine Batchelor.

Amala explores Batchelor's new book, which is based on the premise that if we can break free of habits we will be able to live more creatively, responsively, and with the ability to choose which patterns of behavior we wish to cultivate.

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A Student Asks...

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"I want to learn how to control my anger, but it’s really hard. Any advice?"

This month Sunada explains the difference between feelings and emotions, and how we can learn to control our emotions by carefully observing how they arise.

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Meditation in the News:
Top Five Stories of Last Month

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For a complete, categorized, and searchable listing of news stories concerning meditation, visit our news database.


Sri Chinmoy Dies in NYC: Sri Chinmoy, a spiritual leader who once led meditation groups at the United Nations, has died.

University, Dalai Lama seek to bring East and West together: Although Tibet's spiritual leader has honorary professorships across the globe, Emory University is the only place where he has accepted a teaching professorship.

Brief meditation boosts attention, curbs stress: Researchers believe that less than one week of meditation practice can produce noteworthy improvement in attention and one's state of mind.

Meditation helps expectant moms: Studies show stress can take a toll on mother and baby and may have repercussions like low birth weight and attention issues later in life.

Punk priest takes on tradition-bound world of Zen: Brad Warner can sum up emphasis on meditation as "sit down and shut up."