Dhyan, Zen and the current craze of Meditation

American management gurus have suddenly discovered Meditation and Mindfulness and like it is with everything else, they pontificate and propound eloquently about these two without knowing much about them. Not all, mind you, but there are some famous ones who are suddenly grasping at mindfulness and meditation to stay relevant. I have a problem, with … Read more

Savor living – Ditch the idiot box !

I started reading this book just before the New year called “Savor: Mindful eating, Mindful life”. It is written by the Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh and Dr. Lillian Cheung. The central theme of the book is to live our lives mindfully, eating, moving and breathing with mindfulness. So to some it may seem like … Read more