Author Archives: John Freese
The Buddha taught that conditioned reality has three characteristics: anicca, dukha, and anatta. Conditioned reality includes the six senses of eye, ear nose, tongue, body, and mind and the world experienced through them. Anicca is the Pali word for impermanence. … Continue reading
Sit in an upright and comfortable posture. If you are sitting on a cushion on the floor sit on the front 1/3 of your cushion so that your pelvis can tilt forward. This will support your lower spine and free … Continue reading
Just finished a 5 day silent retreat. Then I hiked up Wheeler Peak yesterday. Here was the retreat schedule: 5am wake up 530 sitting, walking meditation, chanting 7 breakfast 8 work: chopping and stacking firewood 930 break 10 sitting 11 … Continue reading
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