Breath as Teacher

Breath as Teacher

“What we call “I” is just a swinging door which moves when we inhale and when we exhale.” Shunryu Suzuki This quote, from the book Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind,  is one of the most influential quotes I’ve read.  Buddhist texts used to be confusing...
What is Meditation?

What is Meditation?

In almost every culture or spiritual tradition, we find a form of meditation. In every case, meditation is an essential tool for self-discovery, something vital to one’s understanding of the universe and our human place in the cosmos. The precise meaning of the...