Is Plum Village free? The free Plum Village app for iOS and Android offers a large library of meditations, talks, and songs by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh and his monastic community.
Is insight Timer free? Subscription For Unlimited Courses
99.9% of content on Insight Timer is offered for free. For those who are interested in taking their practice to a deeper level, we offer an optional subscription for USD$5.00 a month ($60 a year), which includes access to 400+ micro courses (10 or 30 days, 10 minutes a day).
What is a mindfulness bell? In Buddhist monasteries, the mindfulness bell serves to remind people to begin their mindfulness practice. It is rung at the beginning of formal meditation sessions, and throughout the day to encourage people to be present no matter what they’re doing, whether chopping wood or fetching water.
Is the calm App Buddhist? Calm avoids using Buddhist terminology, such as metta (“loving kindness”) and vipassana (“insight”). It focuses on simple, no-explanation-needed content, and has made a voice-over celebrity out of Tamara Levitt, a Canadian mindfulness teacher who narrates many of its most popular meditations.