Walking meditation instructions, sitting meditation posture, and the first two hindrances to developing concentration.
Archive | August, 2019
The six conditions conducive for developing concentration and selecting an object of meditation – either an image of the Buddha or the breath.
Discussing how to relate to prayer and ritual in Buddhist practice, and the three-step method of hearing, reflecting and meditating on the teachings.
Leading short debates going through the five answers a defender can give to a challenger.
Poetry from inside a state prison.
How doing even small positive things can make a difference in the lives of others and make our life more meaningful.
Continuing the teaching from Chapter 9, ‘Tools for the Path’, exploring the ideas of faith, purification and merit.
Covering the various responses a challenger can make to the defender.
How thought transformation practices can be used to transform problems into something useful and beneficial.
Beginning teaching Chapter 9, Tools for the Path, covering general advice to help practitioners overcome hindrances in their practice.