Category: Meditation

Metta Bhavana Meditation

Metta Bhavana comes from the Pali language. Metta means love, kindness or friendliness. Bhavana means to cultivate. So, the practice is to cultivate loving kindness. Beginners may find this meditation easier than Just Sitting or Mindfulness of Breath, because there is more for the mind to focus on. Benefits...

Mindfulness of Breath Meditation

I believe the Mindfulness of Breath meditation to be the cornerstone of all meditative practices. In this meditation, we are simply focusing our attention on the breath. Like the Just Sitting meditation, this is a mindfulness practice. You may find this meditation easier if you are a beginner because...

Just Sitting Meditation

Just Sitting meditation is an excellent way to begin cultivating mindfulness, both on the cushion and in our everyday lives. Why Should We Cultivate Mindfulness?  Our thoughts control us, and therefore our lives. We are blown about by the worldly winds with no real anchor in the present or...