An explanation of how emptiness does not mean non-existence, and the problems with being attached to our own views.
Archive | January, 2014
Deciphers the difference between Dharma terms related to karma and illuminates how this understanding is important in our daily lives.
Clarifies what the often misused word “karma” means in a Buddhist context.
It is helpful to contemplate whether your beliefs and views about who you are and the events in your life are in line with the law of cause and effect.
Encourages us to contemplate whether our beliefs and views about who we are and events in our lives are in line with the law of cause and effect.
Misconceptions regarding how cyclic existence comes into existence and the importance of understanding this. Explaining dependent arising and emptiness.
Addresses a query on how to work with difficult emotions and memories that arise during the Vajrasattva practice.
Expresses appreciation for the time we have during the silent Winter Retreat to do analytical meditation on the nature of reality.
Responds to a listener’s queries on where to find BBC videos online and how best to carry out the Retreat from Afar.
Considering that things might not exist as they appear has great benefit, and why and how the mental afflictions can be abandoned.