Saturday, May 18, 2013
Meditation Guru Tara Brach
this Washington Post report, that includes a photo gallery. Brach is one of the most popular meditation teachers in the Washington metropolitan area. Her talks are saved as pod-casts and downloaded almost 200,000 times each month. Some Buddhists critics think that she secularizes meditation too much in an effort to appeal to a broader audience. In any case, Brach seems to demonstrate the popularity of meditation. Sean Corn is another teacher who was profiled on Krista Tippett's show, On Being, a couple of years ago. She also shows the popularity of meditation and yoga.
By George Coe - May 18, 2013
George Mason University's Center for History and News Media has some great resources on the role of women in Islam. Two lessons inc...