Standing Meditation

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    When people think of meditation, they most commonly think of a person sitting cross-legged on the floor or a cushion. Many might be surprised to learn that in the Buddha's instructions to his disciples, he actually placed equal emphasis on "sitting, standing, walking, and lying down" (a phrase that appears throughout the Pali Canon). This came to mind when I watched the first talk of Gaylon Ferguson's Tricycle Retreat, Natural Bravery, when the very first practice that Gaylon recommended for the retreatants was standing meditation. In this week's talk Gaylon explains, More »