This week we’re giving away The Breath by Vessantara. You can download it here until 29 June. This is the first of the three short books we’ll offer over the coming weeks: The Breath, The Body and The Heart. Each one deals with a central area of mindfulness and meditation.
I’ve been very aware of the connection between the breath and the first precept that we commit to practicing: I undertake to abstain from taking life; with deeds of loving kindness,...
By Helen - Windhor... on Thu, 26 Sep, 2019 - 11:24
The team at Windhorse Publications is thrilled to announce the release of Mindfulness of Breathing: A Practice Guide and Translations, by renowned Buddhist teacher and scholar, Bhikkhu Anālayo.
Mindfulness of breathing meditation is a core practice in many branches of Buddhism and is one of the two foundational meditation practices taught and practised in the Triratna Buddhist Community.
In Mindfulness of Breathing Anālayo explores the practice of mindfulness of breathing in the sixteen steps of the Ānāpānasati Sutta. The book is an authoritative, practice-orientated elucidation of a foundational Buddhist text, useful to meditators...
This FBA Dharmabyte, ’Working at Your Own Pace’ brings to life Viveka’s fresh and vibrant take on the traditional practice of anapanasati - mindfulness with breathing.
Using the breath as a stabilizing presence, this series of meditations (including two fully-guided practices) is designed to help us discover the nature of reality itself by encouraging us to notice what is actually happening each moment in a direct and open way. Anapanasati is a complete path to awakening...
Dhammarati - in conversation here with Dhammamegha - is one of the most experienced members of the Triratna College of Public Preceptors having chaired it for over ten years. Here he talks about his long sabbatical after leaving that job - a rich, deep time that encompassed post-Impressionist galleries in New York and lengthy solitary retreats in California and in Wales.
By Free Buddhist Audio on Thu, 1 Oct, 2015 - 23:28
As a companion to her talk, The Possibility of Practice and her guided Meditation on the Three Bodies (physical, emotional, and mental) this workshop is indispensable. Amaragita explodes and expands notions around the practice of paying attention via awareness of the breath, using the deceptively simple exercise of taking just five breaths through the day.
We hear how the practice relates to the theory of Buddhist meditation and are encouraged to choose and learn from our direct experience...
Day 19 is a meditation on the breath, seeing the nature of thoughts. In the meditation we label our thoughts to help us disentangle from them and see their nature more clearly. When we catch ourselves caught up in our thoughts we can label it as thinking. This can help us let go of whatever it is we are caught up in. Have a day mind full of breath. The music has been composed by The Alaska None.
By Centre Team on Sun, 17 Nov, 2013 - 12:57Hi all, a quick note to say we’ll be back this new season with two weekly online meditations, starting on Tuesday 19th November. It was great reconnecting with people during the Urban Retreat and we want to keep it going! Thanks to everyone who filled in our survey - our new meditation times will be Tuesdays at 2.30pm EST/ 7.30pm UK and Thursdays at 11am EST / 4pm UK.