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Feeling One With Everything

Researchers at CMU (Carnegie Mellon University)(in my adopted hometown of Pittsburgh) have stumbled upon an interesting finding about mindfulness meditation practice: older adults (55 to 85 years of age) who practice mindfulness show a decrease in loneliness.

Now, this isn't about the Sangha Effect* (of socializing in meditative groups).  This is about solo practice that, I guess, helps you feel one with everything.  After all, if you feel one with everything what is there...
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Russian Zen

Russia likes to sit down.  There is a Russian saying: “v nogakh pravdy nyet” which literally translates “there is no truth in feet," meaning "there is no truth in standing," meaning "a body in a hurry is a mind in a hurry," meaning "a mind in a hurry is not to be trusted."

Similarly, there is a custom of starting every journey with a brief sit-down.  Whenever a group of people are about to embark on a trip of any...
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Relax: It’s Just a Meditation!

Anyone up yet for a Sun Salutation?

Never mind: let me make a couple of points and go back to

You've heard people say: there are many roads to Rome - meaning, many different means to the same end, many a path to get to one and the same destination. That's understood.

What's a bit more confusing, however, is when you've got one road that leads to quite a few different places. Take the mindfulness practice...
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