Two kinds of people: meditation

One who meditates for oneself. One who meditates for fellow living beings.

This Sunday Mindfulness in Nature in North Vancouver (May 6)

Our regular Sunday morning practice (mindfulness nature) will be held Lynn Headwaters Park in North Vancouver instead of Green Timbers Urban Forest. Our Sunday practice is free and open to all. It is held rain or shine. Bring your sitting gear. Next Sunday, we go back to our normal schedule. https://now.learnmindfulness.org/program/nature/

Mindfulness of Driving 2

Scenery: Notice changing scenery while some objects are appearing in and disappearing from your sight. Moving: Notice moving while you are approaching or passing some objects, for example, a traffic sign, another car. Direction: Notice changing direction while your car is turning or changing a lane, for example, making a right turn at an intersection. … Continue reading Mindfulness of Driving 2

Mindfulness of Driving

Appearing-disappearing: Notice appearing or disappearing while some objects are appearing in and disappearing from your sight. Approaching-passing: Notice approaching and passing while you are approaching or passing some objects, for example, a traffic sign, another car. Left-right: Notice turning left or right while your car is turning or changing a lane to left or right, … Continue reading Mindfulness of Driving

Mindfulness of Appearance and Disappearance

This technique can be used while walking. Notice appearing while some objects are appearing in your sight. Notice disappearing while some objects are disappearing from your sight. For example, a cup, furniture, a light, a wall, a door, a window, a rock, a tree, a leaf or some other objects appear or disappear. Optional: use … Continue reading Mindfulness of Appearance and Disappearance

Appearance and Disappearance in Sight

The following 3 images demonstrate appearance and disappearance of objects.   We start to walk from a side of a building (image 1). As we walk toward the building, the entrance has appeared (image 2). As we continue to walk, the side wall has disappeared (image 3). This kind of phenomena is also noticeable with … Continue reading Appearance and Disappearance in Sight

Starting a Fire

If you know how to start a fire with a magnifying glass, you can meditate. Like steadily focusing sunlight on a paper with a magnifying glass, steadily focus your mind on a meditation object such as your breath.

How do I meditate when I can not avoid traffic noise?

Notice the sound of a car continuously from the beginning to the ending as the car coming and passing.

What should I think during the meditation?

No need to think anything.

Mindful Eating: food with breath

Be aware of both your eating experiences and your breath.