Posted by: Upāsaka | 02/22/2016

Walking Meditation

For most, if not all, of the time during which I have regularly practiced meditation I have always regarded walking meditation as somehow less than seated meditation. I think that in the forms that have come down to us here in the US, walking meditation is described as an important but ancillary practice. Perhaps die to space constraints here in NYC, most teachers don’t really go into the mechanics of waking meditation exterior for on retreat. So, it’s really no surprise that it’s taken a back seat.

The other day, though, I was reading an article on the Dhammaloka site describing walking meditation and how some Ajahn practically lived in their walking paths. In addition I found a sutta extolling the benefits of the form which I will have to post later. So, I have decided on my impulsive fashion to dedicate half of my time to walking meditation and preferably before sitting.  Today’s experiment went well and I noticed I was both more settled and alert. More to come. 

Wishing you all well today!



  1. Saddhu! The Buddha by himself walked mindfully almost every day more than 10km…its a great practise step by step…Metta

    • Ayya,

      Thank you! Wishing you well from NYC!

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