Q and A with retreatants – how our emotions affect our judgment, and how the mind takes raw sense data and invents stories.
Archive | February, 2006
Recognizing that when we feel good, it becomes harder to practice, and having compassion without the urge to fix everything.
An examination of our habitual reactions to tragedy.
Working with the mind that always looks forward to something new and exciting, and looking at the suffering that animals go through.
Tracing bhikshuni ordination from the Buddha’s time to the present and how the existence of bhikshunis is vital for strengthening the Tibetan community.
Thinking that it will be end of pain and suffering, an inmate attempted suicide, but lived to tell his story.
Feeling blessed even in difficult circumstances.
An owl appears in the prison recreation area.
A request to Tibetan vinaya masters to develop a system of bhikshuni ordination.
The first four of the six perfections. Retreatants share their experiences and growth.