How the mind of a spiritual practitioner stays steadfast amidst the glitter of worldly pleasures.
Archive | November, 2014
Quiz questions for a review of chapter 10 of Aryadeva’s “400 Stanzas on the Middle Way.” The review begins with the teaching on December 4, 2014.
How we have autonomy in every moment to work against our habitual patterns and live in ways that are in line with our ethical values.
The higher training of ethical conduct: the eight types of precepts taken for liberation, and the antidotes to the factors that lead to transgressing them.
Cultivating a pure view of others and ourselves as future buddhas can be more realistic than following our habitual fault-finding mind.
Examining how phenomena and persons exist in relation to their attributes, and vice versa.
Tracy Simmons speaks to Venerable Thubten Chodron about her new book and why it would be of interest and value to Buddhists especially in the West.
Using the Dharma to process outrage at the Grand Jury decision in Ferguson, Missouri to acquit police officer Darren Wilson of shooting Michael Brown.
Merging our mind with the wisdom mind of the guru.
How to be mindful of our speech, our motivations when interacting with others, and cultivating speech that is clear, gentle, appropriate, and useful.