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Travel sketch: Zen meditation in Japan

Meditation in Japan, led by a well known guru: “Breathe in. Then breathe out. Make your outward breath longer than the inward. This way, your body’s parasympathetic and sympathetic nervous systems will balance each other and you will relax.” Rev Taka Kawakami is a Zen Buddhist monk who is a leading advocate for mindfulness. He’s […]

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