The Green Lama Strikes for Justice!

February 13, 2012

If you caught our story the other day about the Buddhist comic-book hero from the 1940’s, the Green Lama, you might be fascinated to know that it later ran as a radio show on CBS — and we have an episode below for your entertainment!

Om Mani Padme Hum! The Green Lama Strikes for Justice!

Time now for another exciting adventure, taken directly from the files of Jethro Dumont.

Jethro Dumont, the wealthy young American, who after 10 years in Tibet, returns as the Green Lama to amaze the world with his curious and secret powers in his single-handed fight against injustice and crime.

The show is introduced by Tulku, “whose honor and pleasure … Read more »

Purposeful Zen meditation (audio)

On the 21st of June 2010, Lynn Thompson, host of Living on Purpose, sat down with Wayne Codling to talk about his offering of Zen Meditation at Queenswood in Victoria, British Columbia on Vancouver Island, in Canada. This 13 minute conversation reveals Wayne’s warm gentle energy, and the path that continually brings him to this present moment.

Zen meditation teaches a mindfulness that excludes neither ordinary nor extraordinary experiences and how to integrate the beneficial potential of each moment. Beginners are always welcome.

Wayne holds a BA in Buddhist Studies and is a lineage holder in the Soto Zen School as founded by Shunryu Suzuki-roshi. A Zen monk for more than 3 decades, he … Read more »

Now available! Sacred Sound – an audio course on mantra meditation

Sacred Sound: Mantra Meditations for Centeredness and InspirationSacred Sound: Mantra Meditations for Centeredness and Inspiration is now available through Wildmind’s online store.

Bodhipaksa and Sunada combine forces to bring you Wildmind’s first audiobook — a complete guide to mantra meditation. In it you’ll find everything you need to get started with a mantra chanting practice, including:

  • The “magical” background and history of mantras
  • How mantras can help us develop centeredness and inspiration
  • Preparatory exercises to open the body and free the breath
  • Seven mantras chanted for listening and learning
  • The meaning and symbolism of each of the seven mantras
  • A print-friendly companion guide with images, pronunciation key, and musical notations

Sacred Sound is led by Bodhipaksa, who has been practicing mantra … Read more »

Coming soon: Sacred Sound – an audio course on mantra meditation

Sacred Sound: Mantra Meditations for Centeredness and InspirationBodhipaksa and Sunada combine forces to bring you Wildmind’s first audiobook — a complete guide to mantra meditation. In it you’ll find everything you need to get started with a mantra chanting practice, including:

  • The “magical” background and history of mantras
  • How mantras can help us develop centeredness and inspiration
  • Preparatory exercises to open the body and free the breath
  • Seven mantras chanted for listening and learning
  • The meaning and symbolism of each of the seven mantras
  • A print-friendly companion guide with images, pronunciation key, and musical notations

Sacred Sound is led by Bodhipaksa, who has been practicing mantra meditation since 1982, and who is the author of Wildmind: A Step-by-Step Guide to Meditation, … Read more »

“Living as a river” – an interview with Bodhipaksa

October 29, 2009

Sounds True podcastRecently Wildmind’s founder, Bodhipaksa, was interviewed by Tami Simon, the owner of the renowned publisher of spirituality audiobooks.

The interview is part of a series called “Insights at the Edge,” which also includes conversations with Buddhist teachers Sharon Salzberg, Thich Nhat Hanh, and Jack Kornfield. The interview includes a discussion of science and spirituality together can help us appreciate the interconnected nature of reality, and of Bodhipaksa’s forthcoming book on the Six Elements.

Here’s how Sounds True describes the podcast:

Bodhipaksa: Living as a River

Tami Simon speaks with Bodhipaksa, a Buddhist teacher, author, and member of the Western Buddhist Order since 1993. He currently teaches Buddhism and meditation to prisoners and is

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Contact with nature helps kids with ADD

January 4, 2009

A dose of nature shows some help for children’s concentration skills. Results of the small study have been published in the August issue of The Journal of Attention Disorders. WHYY Morning Edition’s Brenda Jorett talked with Dr. Dan Gottlieb. Listen to the podcast (5 minutes, 24 seconds)

Meditation zeitgeist, July 5, 2008

July 5, 2008

ZeitgeistA not-entirely-random selection of blog posts on meditation.