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How to practice meditation in your busy life: View the world as your cave

Meditation Practice: View the world as your cave

The following post, “Staying in My Cave” by Mitra Lee Worley, is part of a series by Nalandabodhi Mitras on American Buddhism. What does it mean to practice the discipline of meditation, when your kids or your co-workers are driving you nuts? When you keep making mistakes? If you can’t get away to a cave, how […]

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Getting to Know Your Mind in Meditation – with Lee Worley

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What’s the secret to developing a consistent practice of meditation? Lee Worley, senior Western meditation teacher in Nalandabodhi and Naropa University professor, tells us what it takes!

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“Why Meditate?” with Lee Worley

“Why do it? Well, that’s a personal question. It’s not like ‘The reason you should meditate is because . . . .” It’s ‘What’s going on with you?’” — Lee Worley

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On the Paramita of Patience, Some Musings – by Mitra Lee Worley

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The hardest part of practicing patience is seeing those who irritate or insult me as my benefactors and support for practice. “Be grateful to everyone” is a helpful slogan that reminds me, but often the first thought I have is anything but gratitude. . . .

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Staying in My Cave

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What does it mean to practice the discipline of meditation, when your kids or your co-workers are driving you nuts? When you keep making mistakes? If you can’t get away to a cave, how can you face your demons? As a young and starry-eyed Buddhist, I thought Milarepa was the most romantic figure imaginable and […]

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