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be the change: how meditation can transform you and the world

the other day i received the book be the change: how meditation can transform you and the world from the great people at FSB associates, who occasionally send me books to review. usually i spend quite a bit of time reading the book and writing a review but since i’m busy with NaNoWriMo this month,… Continue reading be the change: how meditation can transform you and the world

schizophrenia, taboos and meditation

this is a guest post by geb sheru geb. in this intriguing article, he takes up on my post about kiddie porn a while ago, and talks about how the process of obsession in a person who hunts for child pornography is similar to the process of obsessive thoughts of someone experiencing schizophrenic symptoms. walking… Continue reading schizophrenia, taboos and meditation

meditation in an indian prison

yesterday at the meditation meetup, we watched a film, doing time, doing vipassana – a moving documentary of how meditation can change life in prison. this is the story of an ancient meditation technique named vipassana, which shows people how to take control of their lives and channel them toward their own good. it is… Continue reading meditation in an indian prison

another driving meditation: krishnamurti, radio and distractions

driving home from my workout this morning, i turned on the radio. oh yeah, that piece on the guy with PTSD who raped a girl, and the civic strike, and someone got stabbed overnight, and … “hey, stop!” i said to myself, “wasn’t i going to do a driving meditation?” “but i want to hear… Continue reading another driving meditation: krishnamurti, radio and distractions

meditation stinks!

good headline, huh? i think it’s better than yahoo’s: “meditation won’t boost health: study” but basically i’ve done the same as yahoo: quickly scan an article, then write a pithy headline. does it reflect what actually happened? welllll …. when you take the time to read the yahoo article, you see that the researchers say… Continue reading meditation stinks!