It wasn’t just a moment. It was the culmination of years of practice. What happened was so amazing at the time, but now I hardly remember it. That’s what’s so amazing about this state. You let go of everything, even that point which people find incredibly fascinating. For me, as it was happening – I’ve … Continue Reading about Enlightenment … all my questions went
Counting your breath, each breath, can be a really good way of reining in the thinking, interrupting that momentum of thinking. It can also show you how many thoughts there are. It’s a very simple practice. Some of you might not have done it before. So you breathe in through the nose and, as you … Continue Reading about Counting the Breath
(excerpt from 7-day retreat) So take a few deep breaths into the belly and feel your body. You’re here now. You don’t need anything right now. You don’t need to be anywhere else. You don’t need to be thinking about anything. You don’t need to know that you’re here. You don’t need to know anything … Continue Reading about You Don’t Need to Know Anything
Grasp nothing, hold nothing. There is just now, here, fresh, new, alive. Now. Just do your practice with all good grace.
– Harada Tangen Roshi.
English and Spanish audio files of Linda Clair reading Harada Tangen Roshi’s words.
Traducción del inglés al español
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(Listen) to this question and answer Q: I wanted to ask: “Is it alright to do ‘Metta’ sometimes, which is a Buddhist form of loving kindness meditation?” For instance, in the last half hour the mind just didn’t go to the breath. It’s like a dog being put on a leash. It was just off … Continue Reading about Your Body Becomes Your Mantra