Venerable Dekyi compares working in the Abbey’s gardens to cultivating the wisdom and compassion of a mind attuned to the Dharma.
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A student reflects on the polarization of our political system.
In this time of uncertainty, there is nothing more important than working on our own minds.
Sometimes we can clearly see the disadvantages of clinging to our possessions.
There is little we can do to correct injustice in the world if our minds are out of control with deluded thoughts and emotions.
A student offers techniques on how to replace anger with compassion.
A student of Venerable Chodron’s writes about the futility of attachment to others in our quest for love and peace in our lives.
We are prisoners of our own minds. Ignorance, anger, and attachment are every bit as strong as steel bars.
An 88-year-old father of one of Venerable Chodron’s students writes a poem to explain what he has learned from reading Working with Anger.
A recent increase in hate crimes causes a Dharma student to reflect on where hate and prejudice come from.