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From the Lotus Sutra

The Lotus Sutra says this about a meditator. ‘In a quiet place he practices meditation by controlling the mind. He sits motionless like Mount Sumeru.’

This is an important instruction. Stillness and silence seem like simple things. When we have them is when we can accomplish the most. It’s possible to meditate when surrounded by distractions, but it’s not ideal.

It’s much better to meditate in a calm and quiet place.

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Daniel is a Buddhist Meditation and Mindfulness teacher. His background is rooted in the Zen Tradition and he was empowered to teach through the Dharma Winds Zen Sangha. Daniel runs a meditation group in Kansas City called Fountain City Meditation

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