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Sakyong Featured on Two Major Websites
Apr 16, 2012
The Sakyong's teachings have been featured on two major websites, Orah.com and Huffingtonpost.com, within a week of the publication of his latest book Running with the Mind of Meditation.
Oprah requested the Sakyong to offer a guided meditation useful to beginners while they work out, for her new meditation series in the "Spirit" section of Oprah.com. In the fifteen-minute introduction to the practice of running with the mind of meditation, the Sakyong shares a simple approach to being fully engaged in the workout. Listen to the meditation here: http://www.oprah.com/health/Meditation-for-Running-or-Walking-Meditation-Series
The Sakyong was also requested by the Huffington Post to write an exclusive article. In 5 Tips for Running with the Mind of Meditation he gives the condensed version of the path of meditative running. He states, "Once we see this simplicity, we can apply meditative techniques to any activity." Read the entire article here: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/sakyong-mipham-rinpoche/running-with-the-mind-of-meditation_b_1418102.html?ref=religion
The official launch of the new book will take place on Sunday 22 April, in Boulder, Colorado, where Shambhalians and the general public will join the Sakyong for a community Earth Day 5K run/walk in the morning, and a celebration and book signing in the afternoon. For more information, visit: http://runningmind.org.
Also see up-to-date teachings and activity on: http://www.sakyong.com/, http://www.facebook.com/Sakyong and https://twitter.com/#!/sakyongmipham
(This announcement was from the Shambhala News Service)