When we’re fighting each other, it’s because we can’t see each other as intrinsically interconnected expressions of life. Instead, we focus on our perceived differences and weave threads of assumptions, opinions, projections, stereotypes, etc. into thought veils that blind us.
Over 2500 years ago, when Siddhartha Gautama sat under the Bodhi tree intent on awakening, he was repeatedly taunted by
In our veil metaphor for the patterns our thoughts take, sometimes we discover tight knots. Here’s how to loosen them up and discover joy where there had been only pain.
Veils as a metaphor for patterns of thought that distract us from the present moment. Examples include the fear of falling.
When your mind wanders, where does it go?
After reading through the Dance of the Seven Veils in the previous post, it may seem as if we are
We have looked at the first and second Noble Truths: that there is suffering and that the cause of suffering