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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 Jan 7, 2008:

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)


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

January 2008 Issue: Healing

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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. Guided by an experienced teacher, these classes offer an opportunity to learn with others from around the world. All of our courses offer a content-rich, interactive experience -- with online readings, guided meditations in MP3 format, and a teacher-moderated discussion forum -- all available 24/7.

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Quote of the Month

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"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."
- Krishnamurti

The Buddha provocatively said that everyone who wasn’t enlightened was insane. Is this just hyperbole, or was he onto something? Bodhipaksa riffs on a quote by Krishnamurti in order to explore what it means to be mentally healthy.

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Book Review

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"Healing Breath: Zen for Christians and Buddhists in a Wounded World" by Ruben Habito.

Zen and Christianity may have much to offer each other and to learn from each other. But is it possible to be both a Christian and a Zen Buddhist? Author Ruben Habito seems to think so. Reviewer Samayadevi is more skeptical.

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Guest Article: On Practice

Vajradaka

As westerners engage ever more deeply with meditation we find that rather than trying to shoehorn our experience into traditional categories we must find a new vocabulary to express what's really going on. Vajradaka, a renowned western teacher, finds new words to explain the path to one-pointedness.

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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.


Tibetan meditation for PTSD: Miami and Ohio State university researchers are investigating the impact of Tibetan meditation on victims of post-traumatic stress disorder.

Meditation enhances attention (video): Research shows how "letting go" helps us to deal with overstimulation.

Meditation practice 'frees' inmates A Buddhist monk has accustomed himself to the vicissitudes of prison life in three years of teaching meditation in Federal prison.

Meditation lowers impact of unpleasant feelings: Researchers have found that mindfulness meditation helps people brush off unpleasant feelings.

Meditation can change brain function, psychology study says: Brain imaging shows that meditation helps prevent unhelpful "rumination."