A soldier came to Hakuin and asked "Is there really a paradise and a hell?"
"Who are you?" inquired Hakuin.
"I am a samurai," the warrior replied.
"You, a samurai!" exclaimed Hakuin. "What kind of ruler would have you as his guard?...
MEDITATION FOR BEGINNERS
DVD by Gaiam Americas
July 30, 2002
Experienced meditation teacher Jack Kornfield instructs this introductory video on the practice of meditation for increasing awareness and clarity of mind. Four different techniques are covered: breath awareness, thought/feeling awareness, body sensations, and the practice of loving kindness. The video, including a 15-page study guide, offers a comprehensive orientation to meditation, its history, and its benefits. Sarah Sloboda
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