Ken Mondal is a retired Ophthalmologist who lives in Spokane, Washington. He received his education at Temple University and University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and residency training at University of California-San Francisco. He practiced in Ohio, Washington and Hawaii. Ken met the Dharma in 2011 and attends teachings and retreats on a regular basis at Sravasti Abbey. He also loves to do volunteer work in the Abbey's beautiful forest.
How does one deal with one's own judgmental mind? A student examines the benefits of…View Post
Clean up my act
A recent increase in hate crimes causes a Dharma student to reflect on where hate…View Post
My karma beatdown
A karmic payback incident shows how to avoid suffering by avoiding those negative actions that…View Post
So, now what?
Can practicing the Dharma help with how we are feeling about the recent election? A…View Post
Fraudulent tax returns and changing credit scores elicit a meditation on emptiness.View Post
Why do I get angry?
When anger arises, we can choose not to stay in its thrall. Anger is based…View Post
I’m not an angry person, or am I?
Even when we think we have escaped the three poisons of anger, attachment, and ignorance,…View Post
What brought me to Buddhism
Ken reflects on the causes and conditions that led him to become a Buddhist.View Post
My big fat self-centered attitude
A student's self-centered attitude changes to compassion.View Post