08/April/2010 20:15 CATEGORIES:Local News (Winnipeg)| Videos
An informal poll was taken last fall at the Manitoba Buddhist Temple. Many people requested an interest in meditation.
While meditation is not a Jodo Shinshu tradition, it has become something that North Americans have shown an interest in practising.
During regular Sunday services, we now sometimes spend a third or more of our service in meditation. It is a good practise to prepare for the ceremony and to listen to the dharma.
As Buddhism evolves in North America, meditating may become a regular practise in the temple. Stay tuned.
In the meantime, here is a segment of the PBS program, "The Buddha" that explores meditation.