What lessons can we take away from current politicians who bend the truth to fit their own agendas? A student contemplates the question: what exactly is truth?
Author Archive | Kenneth Mondal
We can get lost in the bad news of the day. A student reflects on how to avoid the extremes of malaise and apathy.
After a lifetime of looking for meaning in life, a student turns to the Dharma as the best way to help others.
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.