Class Resources

Guided Meditations

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Resting the Attention on the Breath – 20 minutes
Resting the Attention on the Breath – 15 minutes
Resting the Attention on the Breath – 10 minutes
Body Scan
Metta (Lovingkindness)
Sleep Meditation (fall asleep naturally)
Mountain Meditation (visualization)

Logs and Worksheets

PDFs to download for your own use, right-click and select “Save link as” or “Save target as.”
Formal Practice Log, 7 days
Informal Practice Log, 7 days
Mindfulness Self Assessment Worksheet

Poetry and Other Readings

The Guest House – Rumi
Any Morning – William Stafford
You Reading This, Be Ready – William Stafford
The Way It Is – William Stafford
Listening – William Stafford
Being a Person – William Stafford
Ask Me – William Stafford
Find a Better Job – Hafiz
Dropping Keys – Hafiz
The God Who Only Knows Four Words – Hafiz
Aware – Denise Levertov
Awareness – John Austin
Between Going and Staying – Octavio Paz
Tasting Mindfulness – Jon Kabat-Zinn
Forget About Enlightenment – John Welwood
What You Missed That Day You Were Absent from Fourth Grade – Brad Aaron Modlin
Keeping Quiet – Pablo Neruda
Intelligence – Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj
The Ground of Practice – Pema Chodron
What Is Mindfulness? – Thich Nhat Hanh
The Snow Man – Wallace Stevens
Prelude – The Dance – Oriah Mountain Dreamer
The Bright Field – R. S. Thomas
Book of Hours II, 16 – Rainer Maria Rilke
Allow – Danna Faulds
Limitless – Danna Faulds
There – William Bronk
Little Gidding V – T. S. Eliot
Oceans – Juan Ramón Jiménez
The Breeze at Dawn – Rumi
Autobiography in Five Chapters – Portia Nelson
Fire – Judy Sorum Brown
Dear You – Kaveri Patel

Guided meditations are released under the Creative Commons “Attribution, No Derivatives” license.

Steve DiamondNote from Steve:

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