When we spend our time and energy moving between extremes, we are unable to step back and see things as they really are.
Tag Archives | attachment
How to practice tonglen, the taking-and-giving meditation.
If we can see situations more accurately, we won’t have unrealistic expectations and we can start to transform how we relate to them.
Specific ways to create merit by benefiting others with a compassionate attitude. How Nagarjuna’s advice for compassionate governing is still relevant today.
Using the thought transformation practices to monitor our mind in the context of how we take care of the environment and attachment to consuming.
A young student of the Dharma considers the nature of our relationships to one another.
How attachment to worldly concerns like fame, gain, and praise are obstacles to spiritual progress. Developing genuine self-esteem based on inner qualities.
When we can release our clinging and attachment there is more satisfaction and contentment in our lives, and it allows us to be of more benefit to others.
An overview of the path to awakening highlighting important points. How the lamrim system provides a framework for all the topics in the Dharma teachings.
How to apply the mind training teachings in a practical way to transform adverse circumstances into the path and respond in a calm and compassionate way.