How to Formally Sit in Shamatha Meditation?

Answer A shamatha meditation practice is one that specifically aims to strengthen the mind's stability and to counterbalance the symptoms of an agitated or depressed mind. There are two aspects to shamath... Read More »

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What's the difference between insight (mindfulness) meditation and zen (zazen) meditation?

Although Insight meditation and Zen meditation take a practitioner to the same place, there are differences in technique - sort of like the differences between a Toyota Camry and a Honda Accord.Ins... Read More »

Beside Qi Gong, Tai Chi, and Metta Meditation, what other meditation is good?

Sorry Online, I meant to give you a thumbs up! I would add the meditation that you DO on a regular basis is the best choice you can make.

How to Eat Formally?

Haven't you seen the really graceful eaters? Where food is never hanging off there lips or look silly eating. Follow these steps to become a better and more formal diner, for an event, just because... Read More »

When was the 21-gun salute formally adopted?

The U.S. Army website's history information reports the 21-gun salute was used as a greeting between naval ships during the 18th and 19th centuries, with the United States adopting the salute in Au... Read More »