NEW ! A video about meditation and silence, for daily life

NEW ! Video : express meditation for daily life

Video in english with an express meditation that you can practice everywhere. Try to listen to the sounds in the place where you are right now… and become more peacefull.

Thanks to the University of Lièges ( Pierre Martin ) for the video !

ABOUT THE AUTHOR : Kankyo Tannier is a Buddhist nun of the Zen tradition. She lived in a monastery in Alsace for over sixteen years before ...

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Audiobook extract – The gift of silence by Kankyo Tannier

Do you struggle to find peace and quiet? Do you yearn to disconnect, find an escape, slow down and just breathe? Are you overwhelmed by modern life?

The simple solution lies in this audiobook.

Rooted in the ancient Zen philosophies that ground her work, French Buddhist nun, Kankyo Tannier, will show you how to channel the power of SILENCE to get back in control of your thoughts and access the refuge that lies in your mind. Using her ...

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Life in pink… in search of counsciousness

( Translated from french : Hilary Mac Rae)

LIFE IN PINK

Let’s be honest, ‘Life in pink’ was just a heading to grab readers.

So now you are here, poring over these few lines, what are they about? What’s the subject? Nothing short of explaining – in fewer than 800 words (leftovers from editing) – the secret of happiness.

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Three pieces of advice for taming silence

Three pieces of advice for taming silence

Here’s my invitation to take a looooong breath and relax before reading the following lines…….

This little piece has been written listening to the purring of Lala ( a zen cat, if there is such a thing) so I invite you to take a loooong breath and relax before reading the following lines …

The theme is – as the title suggests – silence. Silence in all ...

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My Secret Relationship With the Dalai Lama

It’s about time I revealed all, I’ve kept silent for too long now! Through these few words you will better understand what I mean and I for one will be relieved. So here is a sort of « spiritual coming-out » with a few funny details thrown in.

I met the Dalai Lama in 1991, the year I graduated from high school. At that time, I was a just another teenager, a ...

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The Buddhist Recipe to Prolong the Holidays in Your Head

Remind yourself that vacation is within reach, even as you stretch your budget for back to school supplies. But before tossing the baby out with the bath water, please grant me the benefit of the doubt — at least until the end of this article — and let me offer you, if you’ll accept, a quick read.

Vacation is above all else a state of mind… And yet, for most ...

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Discovering the Secrets of the Ayurveda

… a purification retreat in India, narrated by a European woman

Embarking for ancient India… As I am sitting comfortably in a luxurious seat of the new A380 Airbus, I contemplate with wide open eyes the tarmac of Roissy-Charles-de-Gaulle airport. Lights flicker everywhere, illuminating the rising dusk. In the distance, the Parisian suburbs are lit up as if it were midday. Once more, I am perplexed about our Western lifestyles ...

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