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4/14/2013 – Walking Meditation

Nancy led the sangha in an exploration of walking meditation today.  Walking meditation has, from the time of the Buddha been not only a way to vary the routine from sitting meditation, but also a profound and revealing practice in its own right.  Using insights from Aya Khema and others, as well as the brisk spring weather outdoors, Nancy directed our attention to the variety of potentials in walking.  Aya Khema’s facilitation of walking meditation itself can be found at

http://dharmaseed.org/talks/audio_player/334/8005.html

Also, to help focus concentration for walking and other meditative work, Nancy offered a guided sweeping meditation by Aya Khema similar to this one:

http://ayyakhematalks.org/Topics.html