Toni Packer – The difference between concentration and awareness…

Toni Packer founded the Springwater Center – a center for non-sectarian meditation and retreats in upstate NY near Rochester. This short article takes an excerpt from Toni’s book, The Wonder of Presence that discusses concentration in meditative traditions versus simply being aware of the present moment.. http://www.meditationblog.com/2005/03/07/toni-packer/

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Joe Mauricio – How we deal with Stress and Depression. Part 1

This is excerpted from a great talk by Joe Mauricio at the Shambhala Center in NYC. Joe also runs Dharmajunkies every Wednesday in NYC. For more info about Joe, Dharmajunkies and the New York Shambhala Center, go to: www.josephmauricio.com www.dharmajunkies.com www.ny.shambhala.org About Joe: Joseph Mauricio is a teacher, speaker and …

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Sitting Instruction from Steve Hagen – Author of “Buddhism Plain and Simple”

Steve Hagen is the author of one the best selling Buddhist books of our time: “Buddhism Plain and Simple”. One of the reasons why is that he does not espouse a system of beliefs but rather focuses on the practice without the trappings or traditions that sometimes– for some people– …

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