Michael Keating

Michael Keating is an international development consultant who just completed a one-year posting in Afghanistan. Before that he worked in Liberia, Sierra Leone, Nigeria and most other places in West Africa for organizations such as the World Bank and the U.S. Dept. of State. He was a civilian consultant at the U.S. Army Intelligence School at Ft. Huachucha Arizona in the 1970s. He has been a life-long adherent of the practice of Zen Buddhism.

Recent articles from Michael Keating

Michael Mugaku Zimmerman demonstrates the zazen mediatation posture for a portrait at Two Arrows Zen Center, Salt Lake City, Utah, May 10, 2013.
Health & Fitness
Why Some Of The Most Hardcore Warriors In History Practiced Meditation
In samurai culture, the greatest warriors sought a state of no-mindedness.
Chaplain (Capt.) Somya Malasri, one of two active-duty Buddhist chaplains in the U.S. Armed Forces, leads a group consisting of members of the U.S. Armed Forces and the Royal Australian Army in meditation during a Buddhist service here at Camp Rocky during Talisman Sabre 2011.
Health & Fitness
The Easy, 30-Minute Routine That Can Improve Veterans’ Mental Health
It might sound like a waste of time, but spending 30 minutes meditating daily can seriously help you improve your mental health.