These are guided meditations that cover a variety of Buddhist topics including mindfulness, compassion, concentration, and more.
Working with Thoughts
In today’s podcast episode, we’re talking about the wandering mind. Sometimes called “monkey mind,” this state of an active mind can seem difficult. An active mind is something all meditators face at times, especially when new to practice. It can be a major hindrance, preventing us from continuing or even starting. We’ll start by covering […]
This week’s meditation is on mindfulness of hearing. This is a sense-door on which we don’t often focus specifically. However, we can use the sense-door of hearing to tune into the impermanent nature of experience, as well as the way the mind responds to and interacts with the stimulus that arises. Read more about listening […]
Guided Meditation – Mental Responses and Reactions
Today’s meditation is a bit of a different practice. We will be observing our experience in an open awareness practice as we often do. However, we are adding in a piece that is often left out: recognizing mental responses. We will observe this through the lens of leaning. That is, are we leaning toward or […]
Body Scan Meditation
Today’s meditation is a guided body scan practice. We move through the body, observing each part with mindfulness. This is a practice in the First Foundation of Mindfulness, Mindfulness of the Body. To start, we’ll cultivate the intention of metta, or loving-kindness, toward the body. This helps us set the foundation of gentleness as we […]
Guided Gratitude Meditation
Today’s meditation is a guided gratitude meditation. Although this is not a traditional Buddhist practice, gratitude is a quality that can support our wellbeing deeply. We will use the same format we often use when working with the brahma-viharas, repeating phrases to cultivate the intention. If there’s a topic or meditation you’d like to see […]
Today’s meditation is a metta meditation. Metta is the first of the brahma-viharas, or heart practices. Often translated as loving-kindness, metta is a quality of the heart in which we care for the wellbeing of ourselves and others. Metta is a practice, and it takes effort and time to cultivate this quality of the heart. […]
Can’t Play These: Technical Issues Specific to this Pod
I am giving it a benefit of the doubt rating based on the titles of the meditations. I’m writing this in hopes that the maker will solve the fact that this pod won’t play. I’m not th wonky one...
Why is this still on this app if all episodes are unavailable this makes no sense ?????
Easy listening but I miss older episodes
This podcast is one I’ve been listening to for several years and I have used it for relaxation to sleep or just calm down from a rough day. I haven’t been as active of a listener in the past 6+ months and going thru all the episodes I have noticed older episodes that I really liked have been removed. Would love to have them available again if possible.