Tag Archives: retreat

Open Practice: Why Shinzen Young’s Home Practice Program is Awesome

How big is your body? It’s big as the whole universe or small like the nucleus of an atom, and everything in between. ~Shinzen Young Many of you who are regular readers of this blog (and those who follow my tweets) know by now that I’m a big fan of Shinzen Young. I just love […]

Open Practice: Fierce Compassion

Last week I attended a two-day weekend retreat led by Sharon Salzberg at Nalanda West via Seattle Insight Meditation Society (SIMS). The theme for the weekend was “fierce compassion”. It was my first time to attend a two-day retreat. It was also my first time to sit with one of the pioneers who popularized vipassana […]