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And if the sky is falling on the head!
We started our first meditation group in the city where Niels Bohr cooperated with Werner Heisenberg, Erwin Schrödinger, and other scientists to do their amazing work. Now all over the world we have more than 450 groups and centers of the Karma Kagyu school, under spiritual guidance of the 17th Karmapa Thaye Dorje.
"I am now calling myself a Darwininian," Ekman recalled the Dalai Lama saying, after Ekman read him some passages of Darwin’s work. But Ekman did make one thing clear: "I’m not saying that Darwin was a Buddhist." Rather, he took intellectual inspiration in some aspects of the religion.
Tibetans live at altitudes of 13,000 feet, breathing air that has 40 percent less oxygen than (...)
London, UK — 2010 could be the year that mindfulness meditation goes mainstream in the UK. It’s already endorsed as a treatment for depression by the National Institute for Clinical Excellence, and today a major mental health charity is calling for meditation-based courses to be offered much more widely on the NHS.
"Slower breathing certainly coincided with reduced pain and may influence pain by keeping the body in a relaxed state," Grant said in the earlier study. Ultimately, Zen meditators experience an 18% reduction in pain sensitivity, according to the original study.
In our modern-day times the words “wisdom” and “compassion” aren’t necessarily used in the same sentence, but, perhaps, they should never be separated. Two local doctors set out last month to embrace the Dalai Lama’s teachings of “The Heart Sutra” and discovered that when it comes to global truths, the mind and the heart are one.
This article is about the situation of Tibetan Medicine in the western world, especially focuses on its practice aspect. The Tibetan medecine Edu.org have then given voice to a Tibetan doctor, Amchi Lobsang Tsultrim who lives in the Netherlands, and who shares with us his experience of the new challenges Tibetan doctors have to face in the West, and how Tibetan Medicine is finding its place amongst the other medical systems
The seemingly nonsensical Zen practice of "thinking about not thinking" could help free the mind of distractions, new brain scans reveal.
It was a chance encounter on Bondi Beach that would have profound repercussions in the foothills of the Himalayas.