How can we be sure we’re following the path of meditation genuinely? Carolyn Rose Gimian has tips for keeping it real.
We all recognize monkey mind—that wild mind going in more than one direction at a time, swinging from one branch of thought to the next. It wants the next banana, the next big thing, the next small thing. It wants to keep moving. Monkey mind likes texting and online gaming. It’s the mind that likes […]
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Carolyn Rose Gimian reflects on modern-day practitioners’ ambivalent commitment to the three jewels and considers what we might be losing.
Great meditators before us have laid out the path, but how can we be sure we’re following it genuinely? There are no guarantees, but CAROLYN ROSE GIMIAN has some tips for keeping it real. When the Shambhala Sun asked me to write an article about how to make meditation practice genuine and real, I wasn’t […]
Carolyn Rose Gimian took part in a pilgrimage to India, and writes about it in recognition of her Buddhist teacher Chogyam Trungpa.
Carolyn Rose Gimian reminds us that our difficulties with money are opportunities for working with our mind and strengthening our practice.
Carolyn Rose Gimian reviews and praises the new Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche documentary, Touch and Go.
Through the practice of meditation, we stop wasting our energy on neuroses and discover windhorse, the never-ending power of basic goodness.