Posts Categorized: Mind Body Spirit

Attending to Time

Reading Time: Just over 7 minutes Live deeply, broadly, and grandly. Be spiritually ambitious. Engage with life.  Act.  Ask questions. Answer them. Test your answers . . . “Yes, all that might… Read more »

Zendo overlooking traditional Japanese garden

Is Meditation Selfish?

Reading time: 7 minutes We create a zone of silence that allows nature to speak to us—a zone in which we can perceive the subtle teachings of earth, wind, water,… Read more »

At Peace in the Nirvana Room

Reading time: Under 3 minutes Every temple requires three elements: the Master’s quarters, a Dharma Hall for the master’s lectures, and a Nirvana room for the sick and, if necessary, dying…. Read more »

The Best Diet for 2019

Reading time: Just over 2 minutes Smart phones are making us dumber. Studies show that the use of smart-phone technology decreases a cognitive function called fluid intelligence. Fluid intelligence is another name for our… Read more »

You Are Already Meditating

Reading time: Just over 2 minutes Recently, I thought I’d start a meditation group here, in the City of New York . I ran the idea by my teacher —as I… Read more »