Spiritual Now Editor
CTV.ca News Staff
Canadian doctors have presented a study that shows promising results for using meditation to treat chronic pain. "We are decreasing their bodily pain, we're decreasing the intensity of their pain and we're increasing their quality of life," Gardner-Nix told CTV News.
Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, the reincarnation of a 19th century Tibetan Buddhist meditation master and scholar Mipham Jamyang Gyatso. Sakyong Rinpoche received a western education alongside Buddhist teachings from his father, Trungpa Rinpoche.
Meditation is traditionally a devotional exercise for Buddhists, helping them heighten their awareness of themselves and the world around them on their quest to become spiritually enlightened.