Meditation – Long Term Benefits

When I began teaching meditation in the 1990’s, I realized that understanding how meditation works would be essential to exploring more effective meditation techniques. In the quarter of a century since, I’ve learned more about the human mind and meditation than I could have ever imagined.  Now, when I teach, …

Walking with Fire Ants

I was a Buddhist Monk in Thailand in the early 1990s. Being from the U.S. I was known as Phrat Farung, or “the foreign monk”.  My teacher loved to tell the locals stories of my strange behaviors. One story in particular was his favorite. In fact, villagers who came to …