The Abbey celebrates the arrival of Venerable Thubten Chodron's new book Buddhism: One Teacher, Many Traditions.
An inmate's daily Vajrasattva practice becomes a constant reminder to him to stay in the moment and practice loving-kindness.
About the practice of the Majushri sadhana, the symbolism of the deity's appearance and what the practice means.
Quiz questions for a review of chapter 10 of Aryadeva’s “400 Stanzas on the Middle Way.”
How to contemplate the value and rarity of a precious human rebirth to make life meaningful and take advantage of its opportunities.
A meditation on the unique qualities of a precious human life to see our fortunate circumstances and take advantage of the opportunity for spiritual progress.
An exploration of the Buddha’s teachings in helping us develop compassion in our lives and in our work with others.
How we begin to understand emptiness gradually, and how the two truths—ultimate and conventional—go together.
How a student used practice and meditation to help her through the pain and discomfort of follow-up medical examinations after treatment for cancer.
On the hindrances that arise when we cultivate concentration and how to counteract them with antidotes.
Mindfulness of the Dharma teachings that we have studied and contemplated is our best friend on the spiritual path.
Quiz questions for a review of chapter 9 of Aryadeva’s “400 Stanzas on the Middle Way.”
How to properly rely on a spiritual mentor, a guided analytical meditation followed by a review and discussion of selected points.