Catching the Concept

Dennis is a longtime participant in our Path of Freedom classes. Here he describes where he finally ‘caught the concept’ of meditation and how useful it is to him. As we near the end of 2014 in this season of giving, if you haven’t yet, please consider making a...

Judith Butler: Speaking of Rage and Grief

“Perhaps nonviolence is the difficult practice of letting rage collapse into grief….”

Teaching Mindfulness to At-Risk Youth? Buy this Book!

I just started reading Sam Himelstein’s book A Mindfulness-Based Approach to Working with High-Risk Adolescents and am very impressed. The book is filled with great tips, exercises, useful guidelines and insights. As well there is a fabulous chapter on group facilitation...

Mindfulness from Visual.ly

by HealthCentral.Explore more visuals like this one on the web’s largest information design community – Visually.

Mass Incarceration in the US

Explore more visuals like this one on the web’s largest information design community – Visually.

How ‘Checking Out’ Makes its Way into Holding Your Seat

What does it mean to be able to flow with what is coming at us? To hold our seats in the midst of life’s least desirable challenges? And equally importantly, how do we skillfully engage with all those things (energy, people, circumstances, etc.) and not just check out?...

Sweeping Zen: Sitting Behind Bars

Posted by: Richard Collins on Sweeping Zen  I visited the prison in Tehachapi last week as a guest chaplain for some inmates who requested a Buddhist priest to conduct services for them. As the director of the Zen Fellowship of Bakersfield, I was contacted through thePrison...

Fleet on Elephant’s “Walk the Talk”

Waylon talks with senior Buddhist teacher Fleet Maull about prison reform, shadows, national karma, his amazing story, mindfulness and gated community spirituality.
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