mind training

Training the Mind: Small Steps in Mindfulness

Jan 20, 2016

What do we really mean when we speak of mind training? It can sound very complicated and too much for us to handle, but we have to understand how to...

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Shrine Offerings: Accumulation of Merit and Mindfulness

Jan 4, 2016

Mindfulness is a popular buzz-word these days.  Yet we may be under the impression that mindfulness applies either to silent meditation on our cushions, or more "popular" versions such as mindful eating. But offering practice is an important form of...

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Taking Hold of Bodhicitta

Jul 12, 2008

Like in my previous messages, I would like to once again take you away for a moment from your samsaric activities and share with you some of Śāntideva’s words of...

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