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A Prayer for the New Year

Oh great compassionate Buddha!
A new year has finally arrived–bright, new, and hopeful.
Temple bells sound an auspicious beginning.
There is a freshness in the air,
And everything speaks of change
From old into new.

What is Meditation?

One of the great advantages of sitting meditation is that you can take it with you wherever you go. Whether you are in a forest deep in the mountains or beside a stream among the grass and reeds, you can develop meditative concentration just by sitting down and crossing your legs. But what is meditation?…