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"Meditation teaches you how to loosen your monkey-grip on your experience and create a kind of inner spaciousness and relaxation by letting go of control and allowing things to be the way they are."
Stephan Bodian, Meditation for Dummies.

Shunryu Suzuki Archives Collections of Shunryu Suzuki's writings, recordings, photos and video.
Suzuki & San Francisco Zen Center's Wind Bell All SFZC's Wind Bell newsletters and Shunryu Suzuki's selections in them.
Crooked Cucumber Archives An archival site on the life and world of Shunryu Suzuki and those who knew him.
How The Brain Rewires Itself Time magazine article with interesting conclusions on the effects of meditation.
Zencast MP3 files. Best if you have broadband!

Mind and Life Institute

"dedicated to creating a powerful working collaboration and research partnership between modern science and Buddhism"
BuddhaSasana Nearly 500 free online books and articles.

Buddhist eLibrary

Free audio, video, images, and books.

Access to insight

"dedicated to providing accurate, reliable, and useful information concerning the practice and study of Theravada Buddhism"

Cambodian Buddhist

"An outline of the Pali Canon (Tipitaka), including a selection of modern translations of over 700 important suttas"

Meditation Support Timer

Free Android app. The application is easy to use as a single timer, and also has the option to use complete meditation schedules

Mindful Clock

A computer program audio clock, which will ring a bell of mindfulness on the hour, the quarter hour, randomly, or after a given number of minutes.

Meditation produces positive changes in the brain

"In a small but highly provocative study, a UW-Madison research team has found, for the first time, that a short program in "mindfulness meditation" produced lasting positive changes in both the brain and the function of the immune system...."
Amazon's Bestsellers
on "meditation practice"
Book List An older list of recommended books.
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