It goes a lot deeper than how many times a day you check your phone. According to Buddhist teacher Judy Lief, distraction is the very foundation of ego.
Entre más crecemos en nuestra habilidad para manejar nuestras propias dificultades, más conscientes somos de que no podemos resolver los problemas de nuestros familiares y amigos. Pero, dice Judy Lief, podemos aprender a estar uno con otro tal y como estamos.
The more we increase our ability to deal with our own difficulties, the more aware we are that we can’t solve the troubles of loved ones.
The teachings on lojong, are an invaluable aid to practitioners. They show us how the wisdom and skillful means of the Mahayana can actually be put to use.
Five Buddhist teachers share practices to clear away the poisons that cause suffering and obscure your natural enlightenment.
Interested in beginning a meditation practice but don’t know where to begin? You have a mind, body, thoughts, and a natural bent toward awakening. helpful guidelines for the path ahead of you.
It may seem like an unattainable ideal, but you can start right now as a bodhisattva-in-training. All you need is the aspiration to put others first.
Mucho de nuestro sufrimiento -como individuos y como sociedad- es causado por el miedo. De hecho, de acuerdo al budismo, el miedo se ubica en la mera raíz del ego y del samsara. Cuatro maestros budistas sobresalientes discuten la práctica vital de trabajar con nuestros miedos.
If you find all the bad news overwhelming, Buddhist teacher Judy Lief has some meditations to help you relieve your anxiety.
Life is stressful. Although some people claim that contemporary life is especially stressful, I am skeptical whether that is so. Living beings have always had to struggle for food, for shelter, and for safety. They have always had the stress of finding a mate and reproducing. The world is no Garden of Eden.