meditation and daily life

Relying on the Four Immeasurable Qualities During a Pandemic: Part 2 Immeasurable Loving-Kindness -

Apr 16, 2020

By Erric Solomon The practice of the Four Immeasurable Qualities—Equanimity, Loving-Kindness, Compassion, and Sympathetic Joy— is common to all Buddhist traditions of practice. For our great tradition of Mahayana, they are the...

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Anxiety and Meditation on Campus–Then and Now -

Mar 31, 2020

by Arthur Versluis A Big Surprise I work in a public research university the size of a small city, with its own power plant and water supply systems, with over 41,000 students,...

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What Can We Do If We Really Start To Freak Out? (Part 1 – Relying on the Love of the Buddhas) -

Mar 20, 2020

Guru Padmasambhava as the guru we can all call out and supplicate in times of freaking...

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Busy Laziness -

Mar 12, 2020

These days we are all so busy that we often don’t take time to consider how constant doing affects our minds. And we might be surprised to know that in the Buddhist...

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Tibetan Losar: New Year, New Habit! -

Feb 22, 2020

Beginning a Reflection and Meditation Practice in the New Year A New Year in any culture marks an opportunity for us to begin afresh. We mark the Tibetan New Year in 2020...

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4 Radically Happy Ways to not just Survive, but Thrive during the Holiday Family Gatherings -

Dec 19, 2019

By Erric Solomon The holidays are supposed to be a time of joyous celebration with extended family and friends. Yet many people dread the family gathering, especially these days where the political...

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Spaciousness in Daily Life -

Jul 10, 2017

Spaciousness is an opportunity to rest our minds. Rinpoche discusses how meditation is not such a big deal. As we start out, it is helpful to keep things...

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Renunciation for Householders: Detachment with Responsibility -

Apr 4, 2017

Renunciation means we should be detached, but not irresponsible. Every bodhisattva has renunciation, but that does not mean they are...

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How To Practice – Three Key Points For Lay Practitioners -

Dec 1, 2015

We often request simple instructions for how to integrate practice with our busy modern lives. As lay practitioners, we have many demands on our time, and we can often feel frustrated or unsure of our priorities. Learn here how...

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Knowing Dharma is Nothing: Doing Dharma is Something -

Nov 10, 2015

If we actually “do Dharma” then we can learn how to turn our experience around. If we don’t do this, we are like someone who continues taking poison even though we know that the poison will harm us. Giving in...

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