Yes, I heard the first one earlier today, and I'll follow up with the second installation tonight.
Those photos are just stock images from a commercial image library. I think anyone involved in meditation in any serious way would have used something different rather than pictures that represent misleading stereotypes. Despite that, it is a great initiative to have on public radio.
“No lists of things to be done. The day providential to itself. The hour. There is no later. This is later. All things of grace and beauty such that one holds them to one's heart have a common provenance in pain. Their birth in grief and ashes.”
- Cormac McCarthy, The Road
Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.
- Sutta Nipata 3.725Compassionate Hands Foundation
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