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Why We Meditate

On Monday 12/21, our discussion was just that–Why we meditate. I prepared some material which I’ll share with you here but we didn’t really get to most of it. As it turns out, this was one of those nights where … Continue reading

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Zen Teacher Visits Sangha

On November 23rd, Andre Doshim Halaw, who is a Zen monk in Princeton and teacher in the Five Mountain Zen Order visited our sangha and gave the following Dharma Talk. Your browser does not support HTML5 audio. We recommend Chrome Andre teaches high school … Continue reading

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Gratitude Challenge

This article appeared in the Bucks County Courier Times, August 21, 2015 Buddhists issue ‘gratitude challenge’ by Philip Brown One of the aims of spiritual life from a Buddhist perspective is to awaken a sense of joy in our existence. This … Continue reading

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Establishing a Daily Meditation Practice

I have been familiar with meditation and the benefits of practice for about 14 years now and only in the last 5 years have I’ve seriously attempted to establish a regular meditation practice, with “daily practice” being the goal. During these first years I’ve … Continue reading

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Loving-Kindness (Metta) Meditation

by Phil Brown There are many ways to invoke loving-kindness in the spirit of traditional Buddhist practice. Here are a few variations for internal chanting from different sources. In each case, the sequence may (and should) eventually be repeated by … Continue reading

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Tibetan Lama Gursam to lecture and host a meditation retreat.

 65 N. Main St, Yardley  – All welcome. Yogi Acharya Lama Gursam  will speak on Friday March 27 at 7 Pm on “Developing Compassion on and off the Meditation Cushion” to be held at the Yardley Friends Meeting House Suggested … Continue reading

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6 Tips for Finding Comfort in Meditation

6 Tips for Finding Comfort in Meditation Wear comfortable clothes: Always wear loose-fitting clothes that allow your breathing to be deep and natural. Proper breathing is directly linked to relaxation. Tight jeans or slacks, shirts, and belts might constrict the … Continue reading

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