Real freedom is an inner-state—freedom from afflicted mental states. When we are free from anger we have the freedom of choice in how we respond.
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An inmate’s meditation on mindfulness brings strong feelings of compassion for others.
A student contemplates connecting with his own experience in order to develop compassion for others.
Can practicing the Dharma help with how we are feeling about the recent election? A student reflects.
The 37 harmonies continued with explanation of the seven factors of enlightenment and the eightfold noble path. Practicing the eightfold path in daily life.
Practicing mindfulness of thoughts and feelings to act in accord with our values, apply the antidotes for afflictive emotions and to help those around us.
How to pay attention to our different mental states and whether they are in line with our values, instead of criticizing others or living on automatic.
A student listens to the conversations that go on inside her head, and decides to opt out.
Continued explanation of the 25 qualities attained through creating the causes and conditions for the collections of merit and wisdom.
The various reasonings refuting that the person exists inherently in or separate from the aggregates.