Seeing that death is definite and lifespan uncertain reflecting on the eight worldly concerns can help to see what is really important and meaningful.
Archive | October, 2014
An alternate text of the Green Tara sadhana including the Protection from the Eight Dangers verses.
Discussion of review questions for Chapter 9 of Aryadeva’s “400 Stanzas on the Middle Way.”
The Abbey celebrates the arrival of Venerable Thubten Chodron’s new book, “Buddhism: One Teacher, Many Traditions.”
A question and answer session covering topics such as social conformity, guilt and regret, dealing with loss, and interdependence with the environment.
The definition of mindfulness of phenomena and how we cling to and grasp at our identity.
Different ways of meditation on the four establishments of mindfulness, focusing first on the body and feelings.
Manners of meditation, the four seals of Buddhism, and the benefits of understanding the body, feelings, mind, and phenomena.
An introduction to the teachings on the four establishments of mindfulness. How wisdom, mindfulness, and introspective awareness function together.
A summary of the 2014 Western Buddhist monastic gathering.