What determines the success of our Dharma practice is our own mind, and the eight worldly concerns are what keep us from authentic Dharma practice. Worldliness means we seek to gain protection from what we fear and to gain happiness, so our motivation is actually hoping for some kind of profit from our practice.
Buddha Subhasita Broadcast Program Jakarta, Indonesia June 20th, 2020 by Emi Theng and Marcela Lopez. Photos by Emi Theng. In one way or another, everyone
FOMO, or “fear of missing out,” afflicts many of us more dramatically in our hyper-connected world than it did in the past. Thanks to constant
By Erric Solomon Buddhists often wonder if happiness is too trivial a thing to worry about. While it is true that the ultimate realization of
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Phakchok Rinpoche and Erric Solomon have collaborated on Radically Happy: A User’s Guide to the Mind. Many people have questions–what does the book discuss? What does the title mean? In this regular blog feature, co-creator, Erric Solomon shares more about how to be Radically Happy
When reflecting, it is important to do so with your practice, personality, responsibility, and so forth. Reflect on your actions and reflect on your self. When you don’t reflect, you are like a blind person, not knowing where you are heading.
A couple of months ago I blogged about how I met Rinpoche. We left off with my wife and I riding off into the sunset,
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How have you all been? I very much hope that you all and your loved ones are happy and healthy. Through out all my messages every month for the last twelve or so years, my aspiration initially was to send out a reminder to you all once a month on a very special day to bring your mind home, be mindful, cherish where you are and if possible create a good karma.