All living beings desire security and stability. How can we, as Buddhists, reconcile this need with our understanding of impermanence?
Author Archive | Kenneth Mondal
A student considers the teachings on how to confront mortality.
As our political life becomes more polarized, we can turn to the Dharma to help us practice equanimity with others.
A reflection on the voyage that practitioners take, from our present state of samsara to the the shore of liberation.
We are prisoners of our own minds. Ignorance, anger, and attachment are every bit as strong as steel bars.
What lessons can we take away from current politicians who bend the truth to fit their own agendas? A student contemplates the question: what exactly is truth?
We can get lost in the bad news of the day. A student reflects on how to avoid the extremes of malaise and apathy.
After a lifetime of looking for meaning in life, a student turns to the Dharma as the best way to help others.
How does one deal with one’s own judgmental mind? A student examines the benefits of applying equanimity to oneself, and then to others.
A recent increase in hate crimes causes a Dharma student to reflect on where hate and prejudice come from.