Buddha Weekly: Buddhist Practices, Mindfulness, Meditation


Meditation Techniques for People With Unsettled Monkey Minds

By Lee Kane, Editor / January 16, 2017 / 1 Comment

Coping with the Monkey Mind — a meditation term indicating an “unsettled; restless; capricious; whimsical; fanciful; inconstant; confused; indecisive; uncontrollable” mind — is one of the biggest obstacles to meditation and mindfulness practice in Buddhism. The monkey mind disturbs peaceful reflection and creates endless obstacles to mindfulness practice, and, although it sounds contradictory, mindfulness can…

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The Better Way: Standing Meditation? For those with injuries, arthritis or a sleepy mind, standing can help us achieve mindfulness

By Lee Kane, Editor / October 15, 2015 / 2 Comments

“You can meditate walking, standing, sitting or lying down” Buddhist monk Noah Yuttadhammo. “Standing is a moderate form, and can be used to calm you down or wake you up.”

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