Vipassana is known internationally as a silent meditation retreat program. What is the philosophy behind this program? In the Buddhist tradition, vipassanā (Pāli) or vipaśyanā (Sanskrit: विपश्यन) is to see into the nature of reality or as the official Vipassana website claims, it means to “see things as they really are.” अत्तदीपा विहरथ अत्तसरणा अनञ्‍ञसरणा। धम्मदीपा विहरथ धम्मसरणा अनञ्‍ञसरणा।। “Make…

Blue Mountains, Australia, 2010, I was enrolled in the most dreaded thing on my bucket list—my first Vipassana. Vipassana is a 10-day retreat in which participants take a vow of silence and are strongly encouraged to follow the program’s strict laws which include meditating for at least 10 hours per day, abandoning all communication devices…

Oh Serena – where have you gone – what depths have you fallen to? Who are you? A woman. First and foremost a tennis player. African-American. And now claiming to be a spokesperson for women’s rights, and racial equality? Will the real Serena Williams please stand up. A quick backtrack: Serena had repeated tantrums and…

Wake me up! “Please stop this suffering. I’m feeling blue. Depressed. Sad. Disappointed. Downcast. I’m losing hope. I’m starved of oxygen.” The all-too familiar cry for help. Has it happened to you before – or someone close to you? I am certain if it hasn’t already happened, it will happen. For me, it doesn’t all…

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