July 30, 2008

Meditating Monks Ignore Earthquake

An earthquake rocked L.A. yesterday, fortunately causing little damage. It managed to scare the usually unflappable Judge Judy, but a group of monks meditating at a Thai temple were unfazed.

A meditator was also shown to have special insight in problem-solving according to the New Yorker. Hat tip: the good folks at Thanissaro Bhikkhu's Metta Forest Forest Monastery.

And it seems someone is saying meditation can slow HIV. Most of this article is behind a free registration link.

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An Xiao's picture

That's so funny! I think I would have run for my camera.