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Guided Meditations


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 Four week intro course: The Path of Mindfulness and Love

Follow-on Meditation Courses

 Change Your Mind
 Awakening the Heart
 Entering the Path of Insight

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November 2008 Issue: Solitude

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On Practice

Buddha's mudra of fearlessness

600 Years of Solitude
by Kulananda

On the Irish isle of Skellig Michael, Celtic monks once pursued a tough life of meditation. Guest writer Kulananda (Michael Chaskalson) feels a connection across the centuries with these vanished contemplatives, and senses a continuity between his own efforts and theirs.

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Bodhisattva ManjushriFrom Snow White to sadhana: Growing up under the influence of Ratnasambhava
by Danamaya

Ratnasambhava is, amongst other things, the Buddha of generosity. Danamaya explores the open-handed Buddha of the south, and how he found his way into her life.

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FlowerBeing an introvert in an extroverted world
by Sunada

Introverts can feel disadvantaged when everybody else seems so comfortably extroverted. But Sunada feels that the world benefits from the influence of qualities that come naturally to introverts. She explores ways that quieter types can be more "out there" without having to compromise who they really are.

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samuraiOn Warriorship
Chogyam Trungpa

In these extracts from a forthcoming book from Shambhala Publications, the late Chogyam Trungpa defines his vision of the peaceful Buddhist warrior and explains the joys of the warrior's path.

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Quote of the Month

portrait"All of man's misfortune comes from one thing, which is not knowing how to sit quietly in a room."
- Blaise Pascal

Everyone is prey to distractedness, to seeing solace in activity as an escape from experiencing ourselves. In fact this is one of the major obstacles to a meaningful life. Bodhipaksa argues, however, that the force underlying our distractedness is a creative one, and that properly channeled it can take us all the way to enlightenment.

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Connect with other practitioners in The Open Circle

open circle logoAbout the Open Circle

If you've been looking for the support and encouragement of a community of like-minded spiritual practitioners, the Open Circle may be just right for you.

The Open Circle is an ongoing discussion forum in which you can explore Buddhist teachings and apply them in your life.

open circle peopleFree Trial of the Open Circle

And we're offering a limited number of no-strings, free, two-week trials. These are available on a first-come, first-served basis. If you're interested, just reply to this email expressing your interest.

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Meditation in the News: Top Five Stories of the Past Month

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Each month we bring you the media buzz on meditation.