Hope seems like a good thing, but it is it? In class students resisted the exploration but soon understood and were inspired by the insights. Maybe you will be too!
How do you see your inner life? Often we create treacherous inner landscapes we must navigate. This dharma post offers a better way.
Cute kid photos help us to identify the causes of our own suffering as we explore the Buddha’s Second Noble Truth.
One of my students said that the least interesting thing to her in the study of Buddhism is enlightenment. ‘That’s
Last week we took a trip to the East Coast, a whirlwind week of new sights, old friends, extended family
In the past four posts, I’ve written about the mind states of loving-kindness, compassion, sympathetic joy and equanimity: the Brahma-viharas,
“I’m in an abusive relationship with life.” – Homer Simpson We’ve been exploring the concept of dukkha, the suffering that
Last week we began an exploration of the Buddha’s Five Aggregates. We explored the First Aggregate, material form. We considered
I recently taught a day long retreat with a black eye, the result of a fall I had while hiking
Coming into relationship with what is – that’s what we are doing in our practice. We can stop running around