Meditation

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    Big Sit Meditation Tip Day 45 Paid Member

    "The true practice of zazen is to sit as if drinking water when you are thirsty. There you have naturalness." - Suzuki Roshi. Day 45: halfway there! More »
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    Big Sit Day 43 Meditation Tip, plus Big Sit on Saipan Paid Member

    Big Sit Meditation Tip Day 43: Don’t expect too much. One of the good things about Buddhism is that it is very efficient at disappointing one’s egocentric calculations. And that’s a good thing. Other Big Sit news: There was a 45-minute Big Sit on the island of Saipan (on the north end of PauPau beach for those in the know) on Sunday, April 5th! Unfortunately Tricycle didn't see fit to send any correspondents... New York weather: 46 degrees Fahrenheit with steady rain. More »
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    Big Sit Day 42 Meditation Tip Paid Member

    To stop the mind does not mean to stop the activities of the mind. It means the mind pervades the whole body. (A paraphrase from Shunryu Suzuki Roshi.) More »
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    Big Sit Day 41 Meditation Tip Paid Member

    Here's your Big Sit Day 41 Meditation Tip: Find a style of meditation you enjoy. The more you enjoy meditation the more you will want to do it. There are several guided meditations for your listening enjoyment on the Tricycle Community -- just click the Audio tab. More »
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    Big Sit Day 40 Meditation Tip Paid Member

    Don’t cheat: “If you’re counting the breaths, for example, don’t let it be Enron style. An honest accounting works wonders for the spiritual bottom line.” - Tricycle contributing editor Mark Magill More »
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    Day 39 Big Sit Meditation Tip Paid Member

    When your mind wanders, don't get discouraged. That's what minds do. The practice is in coming back to the breath. More »