Learn how to celebrate Toro Nagashi, also known as lantern offering: the traditional Buddhist rite that honors the dead. This particular ceremony takes place in Hawaii.
Here are some meditation tips from Tara Stiles. Tara Stiles is a revered Ford Models yoga instructor. Meditation is a mental discipline by which one attempts to get beyond the conditioned, "thinking" mind into a deeper state of relaxation or awareness. Meditation often involves turning attention to a single point of reference. It is recognized as a component of almost all religions, and has been practiced for over 5,000 years.
Watch this instructional video in basic Buddhist Vipassana (Insight) Meditation. In this how-to video, there is an instruction on how to incorporate the meditation practice into one's daily life. Learn all about Buddhism & meditation.
Watch this instructional videos in basic Buddhist Vipassana (Insight) Meditation. In this how-to video there is a demonstration of mindful prostration - a preliminary Buddhism meditation technique which also creates a sense of respect for the meditation practice but, most importantly, it creates clear thought centred on the present reality.
Watch this instructional video in basic Buddhist Vipassana (Insight) Meditation. In this how-to video there is an explanation of the four foundations of mindfulness and a guided walking meditation based on creating a clear thought centred on the present reality. Learn all about how to practice walking meditation.
This instructional video demonstrates basic Buddhist Vipassana (Insight) Meditation.
Adyashanti invites you to slide over into the passenger's seat and stop trying to steer life in the direction of imagined happiness. This profound and transformative satsang makes the alternatives starkly clear: suffer, or surrender and fully enjoy life's incredible journey.
Watch this how to video to learn Tibetan sound healing techniques. Use these five guided practices for clearing obstacles, accessing positive qualities, and uncovering your inner wisdom.
Watch this Buddhism instructional video to learn about wrist malas. This how-to video was made to assist meditators in using a wrist mala.
A Mandala is a sacred part of meditation. Instead of searching everywhere to purchase one, this tutorial will show you how to make your own, and feel spiritually closer to your creation.
Learn how you can use a mala and the benefits of counting with a mala with this how to video. While you are sitting in meditation you can use the beads to count inhale and exhale. If you become focused on a certain path then you will have mantras to recite. The benefit to counting on a mala is that you are able to gauge the time that you have been sitting in meditation. Often times our mind wanders, we get frustrated or "fidgety" and wonder "Is it over yet?" But with a mala, you know how long...
Want to change the world? See the Buddhist reflections on social, political and environmental action leading towards the creation of a better world, dedicated to Goerge W. Bush and Osama Bin Laden, from the Buddhist Society of Western Australia.
Dogensangha describes in this video how one may experience the universe in body and mind through apparent non-action.
Metta bhavana, or loving-kindness meditation, is one of the two simplest meditations in Buddhism. It helps develop positive feelings towards all other living creatures. Practice Buddhist loving-kindness meditation.
In Buddhism, meditation serves to calm and control the mind and is essential to break the cycle of suffering and attain Enlightenment. Follow these steps for mindfulness of breathing meditation, one of the two simplest meditations.