A description and the purposes of 12 ascetic practices that the Buddha allowed.
Archive | November, 2008
How to counteract the judgmental mind that over-emphasizes the faults of others.
What it means to work for the wellbeing and happiness of all sentient beings. Seeing the kindness of others and finding happiness within ourselves.
An understanding of karma changes how we choose to live our lives.
Seeing that there is no freedom when we take rebirth under ignorance, afflictions, and karma. How to see ourselves and the reality of our situation in samsara.
An inmate investigates the root cause of his loneliness.
A practice to transform whatever we encounter, so that it’s not related to ego.
Explaining the origin and significance of the signs and marks of the Buddha.
Contemplating death helps us establish healthy relationships with our friends, our possessions, and our body.
An introduction to the nine-point death meditation. Two sets of three points are covered in depth, regarding the inevitability and uncertainty of time of death.