Contemplating the eight worldly concerns helps to make good choices and see what to practice and what to abandon.
Archive | November, 2019
How contemplating the four thoughts that turn the mind inspires Dharma practice. Recognizing the potential of our precious human rebirth.
What it means to integrate spirituality with work including our motivation to work, keeping ethical principles, and relating to co-workers in a positive way.
How to make preparing food and eating part of a spiritual practice that leads to greater kindness, compassion, and wisdom.
How meditating on the kindness of others dispels feelings of separation from others and makes it easier to develop loving kindness.
Relating Buddhist teaching and practice to issues faced by teens and parents—becoming the person you want to be, relationships, the internet and social media.
Dan Harris interviews Venerable Chodron for the Ten Percent Happier podcast. They talk about motivation, becoming a nun, and expanding compassion.
How short daily reflections can help cultivate a positive motivation and bring spiritual practice into everyday life. Book reading with commentary.
Finishing Chapter 12 and concluding teaching “Approaching the Buddhist Path.”
Leading the class in a final review of debate strategies discussed in Chapter 24.