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A popular belief among Westerners is that Eastern philosophy and meditation reached the western shores of America in the 1960s. The fact is that Indian swamis have brought the movement of meditation westward since 1893. When Paramahansa Yogananda ar…
In February 2013, meditation teacher Nancy Cooke de Herrera passed away at the age of 90. Considered one of the pioneers of the meditation and spiritual movement in the West, she had visited India to study Transcendental Meditation (TM). Many celebr…
Bill Porter is an American author who translates and interprets Chinese texts, including poetry and sutras, of mainly Buddhist and Taoist persuasion under the pen name Red Pine (赤松). Zen centers and universities all over the United States include …
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