Category: Zazen

The Long and Necessary Path of Meditation

Meditation, contrary to what many people think, is not necessarily synonymous with emptying the mind, but an exercise in presence where attention to the breath is practiced (preferably) but also of every thought that invades the meditative act, which occurs with frequency even after many years of practice. There are different forms of meditation and […]

From Paper Newspaper to Internet: The news makes me just as bad.

When I was in my 20s, I established a routine of following the news daily. I couldn’t stand TV anymore, I lived in a boardinghouse for nuns on Cardoso de Almeida and, before going to the spot to wait for the tenebrous “Butantã-USP”, I would cross the street and buy Folha – the newspaper that […]