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Guided Meditations


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 Mar 3, 2008:

Practice in Daily Life

  Detox Your Heart: A Course in Healing Anger

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:

"After taking the Level 1 class, I’m certain I want to take all your classes in the future. You are a wonderful teacher, and I deeply appreciate your insights and loving-kindness."

- Dana, San Francisco

March 2008 Issue: "Waking up"

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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 online courses suitable for complete beginners to experienced practitioners. Guided by an experienced teacher, 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


"No single event can awaken within us a stranger whose existence we had never suspected. To live is to be slowly born."
- Antoine de Saint Exupéry

A common misquotation of a saying by a famous French writer gives Bodhipaksa pause for thought: are both the misquotation and the original saying true, even if they’re saying opposite things?

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Book Review

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"Waking Up to What You Do: A Zen Practice for Meeting Every Situation With Intelligence and Compassion" by Diane Eshin Rizzetto

Parami reviews a new book highlighting that ethical living does not consist of following rules, but rather involves taking awareness into the moment before action so that we can choose how to respond creatively.

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On Practice


Waking up in the midst of loss

When life pulls the rug out from under us, we have a choice. We can either look backward at it as a disaster, or look forward through it as an opening toward something new. Sunada tells her own story of how she woke up in the midst of a personal crisis.

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A Fine Balance

In a series of articles exploring the art of meditation, Vajradaka shines light on the fine art of balancing activity and receptivity within our practice.

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Guest Article: Waking up into the moment


The goal of Buddhist practice is "bodhi" or "Awakening." Waking up fully to reality may yet be far off, but Vimalasara reflects on how in our day-to-day lives the times just before and after sleep can be valuable opportunities for practice.

Vimalasara will be teaching an online course based on her book, Detox Your Heart, starting March 3, 2008.

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New!: Ask Auntie Suvanna

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Ever despair at how to cultivate lovingkindness for Dick Cheney, or ponder the effect of anti-depressants on Buddha Nature? If so, check out Auntie Suvanna, who applies her unique wisdom and wit to your queries about life, meditation, Dharma, family and relationship issues, or anything else that comes up.

Check out Auntie Suvanna's new column, and tell her your troubles.

Meditation in the News:
Top Five Stories of Last Month

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