Posts Tagged ‘ meditation ’

When Leonard Cohen Was a Buddhist Monk

February 28, 2016
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leonard cohen

Wearing aviator sunglasses and a monk’s robe, Leonard Cohen sits, smoking a cigarette, and recites a poem. “I am too old to learn the names of the new killers,” he says, takes a drag. It is spring 1996, the second of Cohen’s five years spent as Buddhist monk on the…

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Do Jews Meditate?

February 15, 2012
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shabbat-meditation

How did the prophets of the Bible receive their prophecy? Aryeh Kaplan, who was a rabbi, author, and physicist, responds…

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Praying in the Fields

December 29, 2011
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In the sixteenth century, kabbalists living in Safed developed an elaborate ritual for welcoming the Sabbath. Dressed in white garments, they…

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