True kindness, compassion, joy, and equanimity are our natural state if we can untangle our attention from the thick blinding veils!
There’s no need to learn complex choreography to dance with our veils of thought and emotion.
How the veil metaphor fits into Buddhist teachings.
Meditation is not about perfection. Developing tools and techniques to help cultivate awareness and compassion is a practice with huge life benefits.
How do we cope with all that’s happening in the world, taking care of ourselves without turning away?
So many reasons to meditate! A fun exploration.
Our attachment to the idea of being separate causes us suffering. Feeling isolated, we react to the world around us in fear, defending ourselves against what we perceive as ‘other’. This dharma post helps us understand that we are not alone.
The old saying ‘you reap what you sow’ means that with every word and action in our lives, we are
In the last few posts of my dharma talks we have been looking at the Brahma-viharas, spacious mind-states where we
In recent weeks my meditation practice was put to the test. Together with my husband and five visiting family members,