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Podcast: I Can’t Believe It’s Not Buddha.

Lee Mack is a UK comedian who has appeared in a multitude of panel shows over the years. The old series of Would I Lie to You? is an eye-watering favourite for Kelly and me. Turns out Lee also has a strong interest in Buddhism and exploring the more existential issues in life. He makes […]

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Video: meditation postures.

If I ask you to imagine a group of people sitting in Zen meditation you probably picture lines of people sitting cross-legged on small cushions (called zafu), in half lotus or full lotus position. Traditionally sitting meditation this way has been seen as taking the optimum posture for stability and concentration during meditation. These days […]

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Mindfulness and Zen

The continuing public interest in meditation has led to a huge marketing growth industry supporting mindfulness (estimated $1 Billion industry in US alone) and secular mediation teaching through apps (eg Sam Harris Waking Up app), online guided meditations, corporate workshops and even colouring books. Mindfulness practice may indeed be a useful tool to help individuals […]

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