Reflecting on our relationships with money, possessions, friends, and relatives, and the karma we create in relation to these objects.
Archive | August, 2015
A meditation on extending a sense of care and affection to people whom we find difficult.
Reflections on working with prejudice against immigrants happening worldwide, and the different forms of violence in society.
How to work with our mind so that we maintain a good relationship with our spiritual mentor, which enables us to develop our qualities and progress on the path.
While it is important to know what we are moving away from in our spiritual practice, it is more important to know what we are moving towards actively.
Refuting the two extreme views—that things are totally nonexistent or inherently exist. Without abandoning the two extreme views liberation is not possible.
Examining the meaning of compassion from the perspective of Buddhism and psychology with co-authors Venerable Thubten Chodron and Dr. Russell Kolts.
How to generate sustainable compassion for social engagement.
How to cultivate kindness towards strangers and even our enemies, and how compassion can improve our relationships with ourselves and others.
Creating emotional space from situations we find disturbing so as to transform our negative emotions.