Next session – Tuesday, Oct 24, 12:10-12:40
Join Reedies in silent meditation in Eliot chapel each week between 12:10 and 12:40. Sit down - join in - whenever you want. Stay as long as you like.
This event is open to everyone: members of the Reed community and campus visitors.
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Gary Snyder ’51 begins his essay, Just One Breath: The Practice of Poetry and Meditation (Tricycle, Fall 1991) with a straightforward teaching: In this world of onrushing events the act of meditation — even just a “one-breath” meditation — straightening … finish reading One-Breath Meditation
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