The three higher trainings—ethics, concentration and wisdom—are explained with the practices of the eightfold noble path, which are subsumed under the three.
Tag Archives | mindfulness
There is little we can do to correct injustice in the world if our minds are out of control with deluded thoughts and emotions.
How to relate to a spiritual mentor.
What to do when we find ourselves applying conditioning from our religion of origin to Buddhism.
How a compassionate understanding of how emotions play out in our minds gives us a roadmap for developing the positive mental qualities we want to have.
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.