I’m Addicted to Silent Meditation and I’ve Never Felt Better


#TIA – The beauty of silent meditation may well be in the silent part, given the noise factor that greets our ears every day

“Three years ago, I signed up for a silent meditation retreat called a vipassana. For ten days, I shared a room with four other guys, went without speaking to anyone, meditated for about ten hours a day, and ate just two daily meals. I did it for the same reason I went to Afghanistan during “fighting season,” spent a summer on a fishing trawler in the North Sea, and lived off nothing but ayahuasca for a week—I thought it would make a good VICE article.”

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