You may recall that we posted here last summer about reports that former US president Bill Clinton had not only become a vegan, but had taken up Buddhist meditation, studying closely with a Buddhist monk. (Here‘s that post.) We’ve always wondered if it was true, and now it seems we have the answer. So: is it? Yes, and no.
A source who knows Clinton has now told us that they came right out and asked him about the reports. Mr. Clinton replied that, no, he is not a meditator. He is a vegan now, and he is a reflective person, but the meditation part just isn’t true. Oh well — it’s never too late to start, whoever you are, ex-president or not. Want to learn how? Check out our How to Meditate Spotlight page, which has all kinds of excellent resources for starting with Buddhist meditation, including “How to Do Mindfulness Meditation,” one of the very most popular bits from our online archives.