Attachment: Jewish Style

Some time ago, I posted a review of Rodger Kamenetz’s The Jew in the Lotus on Amazon. The book, a favorite among Jewish meditators, is partly about a Jewish delegation’s visit to the Dalai Lama in Dharamsala, India. The delegation traveled there to share the strategies that Jews have used to survive as a people […]

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Enlightenment, Jewish Style

As Yael wrote in The Top 5 Reasons Why I Meditate and as we heard at our first meditation session on Monday night, each of us might meditate for different reasons. One of us might meditate to relax from a stressful day. Another might meditate to quiet a mind full of disturbing and unruly thoughts, […]

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Monday Morning Poem

Psalm 150, from Zoketsu Norman Fischer’s Opening to You: Zen-Inspired Translations of the Psalms: Praise to you in your holiness Praise throughout your expansive realm Praise for the power of your doing For your abundance and everywhereness All praise Praise with the blowing of trumpets Praise with the psaltery and harp Praise with timbrel and […]

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