Meditation is Supposed to be Easy

"You should reach your goal with no more effort than the wind needs to scatter a handful of dust into the air." - Buddha Meditation is not supposed to require a tremendous amount of effort. What takes effort is getting orientated---mustering up the diligence to practice for oneself and all beings, and finding the meditation … Continue reading Meditation is Supposed to be Easy

It’s Not Just About Being Present

I was reading an article by someone who attended an SN Goenka Vipassana retreat in the Himalayas. The article was about what it means to be Awake. The author asked us to focus on the breath for a few minutes. If we drift away from the breath into a daydream, or if we're distracted by … Continue reading It’s Not Just About Being Present