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Meditation

“Zazen for Two”

What if the Zen master meditated holding his wife? Would it be more difficult to go inside himself?
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“The Role of Meditation in My Day”

I start each day with two forms of meditation. One is quiet. The other is active: say, painting, writing or singing.
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“Aspirational Play”

It's not mere play that I encourage, but what I call Aspirational Play. Play with a Higher Purpose.
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“The Balance Between Reading and Meditation”

The wise Neo-Confucian Zhu Hsi (1130-1200) would recommend half a day reading and the other half quietly sitting.
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Video: A Tribute to Ainslie Meares

Dr. Diamond pays tribute to his close colleague, the great Australian psychiatrist Ainslie Meares (1910-86). Like Diamond, Meares gave up conventional medicine and became a teacher of meditation. In this heartfelt talk, Diamond discusses their friendship, and how Meares' pioneering work compares with his own.
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Video: Life As a Meditation

Dr. Diamond sees meditation not just as an isolated activity, but as a way of going through the whole of life. Its basic purpose is to help us find our mother's love for us. This brilliantly original and inspirational talk offers an excellent introduction to Diamond's higher philosophy.
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“Meditating on a Train”

Meditating on a train, my breathing conducted...
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“Meditating to a Boab Tree”

I’d like to be a boab tree, sitting like a Buddha in the sand. Firmly planted, well grounded, legs folded under.
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“The Only Prayer”

The only Prayer is Gratos:
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“Enlightenment”

Not just to be aware of Guidance
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