What to do when we find ourselves applying conditioning from our religion of origin to Buddhism.
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There is value in practicing and meditating with others. When we participate in our Dharma community, the practice of everyone in the group flourishes.
The extremes of reward and terror are but illusions. In a poem, a student examines the nature of true balance.
Mindful awareness helps us to observe, accept and take responsibility for our emotions, so we can work with them, rather than letting them dictate our actions.
Wrong conceptions lie at the root of many of the problems we encounter in dealing with others. Here we examine how to use logic to counteract such thoughts.
The differences between Buddhist mindfulness and secular mindfulness practices. The four establishments of mindfulness and the misconceptions they dispel.
An inmate experiences many distractions in his attempt to meditate in prison. This is how he deals with them.
Teaching on the compatibility of dependent arising and emptiness.
Teaching on how everything depends on thought, and an explanation of the analogy of the rope and the snake that is often used to explain emptiness.
How to see ourselves as an illusion instead of buying into our usual distorted view of reality.