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Meditation in the iGeneration

How to Meditate in a World of Speed and Stress This latest book from Andrew Holecek offers everything you need to know to start meditating. It tells you exactly what meditation is, dispels the myths of what it is not, and shows you how to find lasting peace and happiness through this miraculous practice. With warmth and gentle humor, this book on meditation provides instruction that anyone can … [Read More...]

Audio and Video

Lucid Dreaming

My Podcast on Lucid Dreaming

I had the pleasure recently to create this podcast with Jay at Lucid Sage, a website devoted to lucid dreaming, we cover a variety of topics dealing with dream yoga, sleep yoga, and of course lucid … [Read More...]

Sleep Yoga

Dream Yoga: Beyond Lucid Dreaming

Dream yoga in Buddhism came about as a way to prepare for death. When you know how to wake up in your dreams, you transform sleep into a window to the deepest experiences of reality. In this short … [Read More...]


Supplication to the Takpo Kagyu: Audio Talks on the Chants #3

A number of people have said that they have gotten value out of this talk that I gave on the Supplication to the Takpo Kagyu lineage chant, so I thought I would post it again as it was over a year ago … [Read More...]

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Andrew’s Teachings Blog


Relating to Suicide from a Buddhist Perspective.

The shocking death of Robin Williams brings up the difficult topic of suicide, and in his case, the depression that triggered it. These are complex issues. Biological, cultural, social, and … [Read More...]

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Is There a Dark Side to Meditation?

The recent article in The Atlantic by Tomas Rocha, “The Dark Knight of the Soul,” brings up a much neglected but very important topic around a dark side to meditation. With hundreds of … [Read More...]

power of the mind

Power of the Mind

I'm writing a chapter in my forthcoming Dream Yoga book, about the creative power of the mind. Never is the full power of the mind as evident as it is in dreams, where entire worlds are … [Read More...]

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Andrew in the News

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Just When You Think You’re Enlightened

Buddhadharma Magazine May 13, 2014 Andrew is a featured guest contributor in the Summer 2014 edition of Buddhadharma Magazine. In this article, Andrew writes that temporary experiences such as flashes of bliss or clarity can be encouraging moments in your practice, but only if you know how to handle them. If you don’t, beware. They can be traps. "Sooner or later it’s going to happen— it might be the very first time you meditate or only … [Read More...]

Buddhadharma Fall 2013

Excerpt from Preparing to Die

Buddhadharma Magazine August 20, 2013 Andrew's latest book, Preparing to Die is featured in Buddhadharma Magazine.  This book will help you prepare, and show you how to transform the greatest obstacle in life, death, into the greatest opportunity. Read the full excerpt at Buddhadharma here.. Or download the entire excerpt in pdf form... More about "Preparing to Die"... … [Read More...]

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