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meditation materials in western world

[Talk] Robert Sharf- mindfulness or mindlessness

This is a talk about the origin of mindfulness in America and critique of it.  Sharf is a prominent Buddhist scholar. According to his talk Burmese mindfulness practice became a basis of mindfulness in America. And he criticizes the absence … Continue reading

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[Talk] Jon Kabat zinn – “The healing power of mindfulness”

Kabat Zinn is the frontier in applying mindfulness to healing stress in scientific basis. He gave us several points on mindfulness. Mindfulness is concentrating present moment. It doesn’t mean changing yourself rather it is recognizing your inner beauty. 존 카바진은 … Continue reading

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[Talk] Jill Bolte Taylor : My stroke of insight.

This is a talk about her experience of left brain stroke. Her experience of perception by right brain is very fascinating. I felt the taste of a mixture of Buddhism and neuro science. After I saw this video, I think … Continue reading

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[share] apps for meditation.

This information is from two links. 1. http://www.healthline.com/health-slideshow/top-meditation-iphone-android-apps#2 These are the best IPhone/ Android apps of this year, according to the link. 1) The mindfulness app   2) Simply being     3) Get some head space  4) Mediate 5) Mindfulness Meditation   … Continue reading

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[app] Head space

  http://www.getsomeheadspace.com/ 젊은 시절 10년 간 승려로서 명상을 해왔던 Andy 를 중심으로 명상프로그램을 만들어 판매하고 있다. 뉴욕타임스에서 명상계의 제이미 올리버(유명한 영국 요리사)라  칭하는 회사이다. 단순하고 귀여운 애니메이션을 통해 명상의 핵심을 잘 설명하고 있다. 앱을 다운 받으면 10일간 무료 매일 10분간 … Continue reading

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