A Dharma Talk on Impermanence as inspired by my experience of the Women’s March on Washington.
When the rhythm of the heart becomes hectic, Time takes on the strain until it breaks; Then all the unattended stress falls in On the mind like an endless, increasing weight, The light in the mind becomes dim. Things you could take in your stride before Now become laborsome events of will. Weariness invades your […]
In the days following the election I have been experiencing shock, grief and fear. These five mindfulness practices have helped me to care for these strong emotions. My hope is they can help you too. Do something nice for yourself! Give yourself a pleasant experience. It may be a walk on the beach (that’s what I […]
Yesterday I had the pleasure to introduce 15 of the 20 employees at IMPAQ International’s Oakland office to Mindfulness Meditation Augusta’s way. Listen if you like.
Feel the body. Honor the nervous system. Develop awareness. Come to know things as they are. This 45 minute body scan was offered live to an MBSR class in San Francisco. Enjoy the full presence of Augusta as she shares her heart and her practice with her students.
Try to be mindful, and let things take their course. Then your mind will become still in any surroundings, like a still forest pool. All kinds of wonderful animals will come to drink at the pool, and you will clearly see the nature of all things. You will see many strange and wonderful things come […]
Professional quality guided meditation for cultivating awareness of the present moment. Just ten minutes to help you come back to yourself and the present moment. There is a gentle musical accompaniment. Enjoy often! All you need is 10 minutes and a chair or cushion, you could even listen standing or laying down, just focus you […]
A guided meditation for cultivating awareness of the present moment. There are lots of urban background noises to practice with. This is a recording of a guided meditation offered in a private one-on-one session in San Francisco on 29 February 2016. Enjoy! All you need is 20 minutes and a chair or cushion, you […]
Teacher Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh is a global spiritual leader, poet and peace activist, revered throughout the world for his powerful teachings and bestselling writings on mindfulness and peace. His key teaching is that, through mindfulness, we can learn to live happily in the present moment—the only way to truly develop peace, both in […]