A poem by William Blake inspires a dharma post on finding joy.
Another insight the Buddha had upon awakening can help us in our dealings with the Three Poisons of greed, aversion and delusion. We don’t have to make it so hard on ourselves, as this sharing shows.
Cute kid photos help us to identify the causes of our own suffering as we explore the Buddha’s Second Noble Truth.
“I’m in an abusive relationship with life.” – Homer Simpson We’ve been exploring the concept of dukkha, the suffering that
We were discussing the Second Noble Truth, and how we can each notice the way we create suffering for ourselves
This was a speech with visual aids. I will try to get permission to use the photos I shared in
Like all animals we are programmed to go toward what is pleasant and to back away from what is unpleasant.
‘Okay,’ I thought as I began writing this talk, ‘This will be the big one. This will be the dharma
Coming into relationship with what is – that’s what we are doing in our practice. We can stop running around
With the First Noble Truth we recognize the fact that there is suffering in life. Though it sounds harsh, this