What is Silent Illumination Meditation (or Shikintaza)?

May 6, 2024

Silent illumination meditation is a practice that became established in China as Buddhism geographically migrated from India and Nepal to China. Silent illumination meditation is mostly associated with the Chinese Chan Buddhist or Japanese Zen Buddhist traditions.

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Practice as a Balm in Difficult Times

November 17, 2016

Practice as a Balm in Stressful Times

Question from a student:
Recently, I have begun a very emotionally stressful period in my life.  I have been called to my meditation practice more often to try and quiet my mind.

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