After a lifetime of looking for meaning in life, a student turns to the Dharma as the best way to help others.
Author Archive | Kenneth Mondal
How does one deal with one’s own judgmental mind? A student examines the benefits of applying equanimity to oneself, and then to others.
A recent increase in hate crimes causes a Dharma student to reflect on where hate and prejudice come from.
A karmic payback incident shows how to avoid suffering by avoiding those negative actions that cause suffering.
Can practicing the Dharma help with how we are feeling about the recent election? A student reflects.
Fraudulent tax returns and changing credit scores elicit a meditation on emptiness.
A Dharma student realizes that his attachments are the cause of his suffering.
When anger arises, we can choose not to stay in its thrall. Anger is based on ignorance: when we address our basic ignorance, our negative emotions lose power.
A student examines the reasons for studying the Dharma.
Even when we think we have escaped the three poisons of anger, attachment, and ignorance, they lie in wait for us, affecting our everyday thoughts and actions.