Tag: Zen

Why meditate?

Information is Beautiful is a website founded by David McCandless that attempts to convey factual, evidence based information in graphic forms that bring clarity and understanding to the information. There are graphics on a wide […]

Meditation on the road.

I have been meditating regularly for quite a few years now. I usually sit Zazen (Zen meditation) for 1 hour most mornings. Dawn is the best time for me. There is something about the stillness […]

Stupa of compassion.

Today we went to visit the Great Stupa of Universal Compassion just outside of Bendigo. A stupa is a sacred building symbolising the enlightened mind and the path to enlightenment in Buddhism. This particular stupa […]

Bed bound.

It’s one of the best feelings in the world. Outside, a cold and a blustery wind rises and falls. An occasional far off rolling thunder admonishing it’s lack of commitment. I am wrapped snugly in […]

10 stoic guidelines to consider.

My friend Doug Bruns from over at The House I Live In is participating in Stoic Week which begins on October 1st. Go read his post about it. Stoicism, at least modern stoicism examines the […]

Beach Zen.

I recently came across this picture in my Instagram feed and I thought it was pretty cool. Just a group of zen practitioners fooling around at the beach. But also pretty good reminder (for me […]