These days, if an aversive reaction starts to form in my mind, I think to myself, “Wait! Don’t disturb the peace!”
“We are all subject to the pain of loss, grief, sadness and even plain disappointment. But by talking to one another about it, we console. It is enough.”
Sylvia Boorstein unpacks the foundational Buddhist teaching “Recognize unwholesome states in the mind and replace them with wholesome states.”
Right intention is the key to living the life we want and to traversing the Buddha’s eightfold path, says Buddhist teacher Sylvia Boorstein.
Regularly remind yourself of your intentions, advises Sylvia Boorstein. It’s the key to keeping your life on target.
Sylvia Boorstein shares a meditation for deepening our sense of interconnectedness.
Sylvia Boorstein says it’s time to cut yourself some slack.
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.
Perhaps these days of less sunlight are opportunities for more contemplative time, more looking deeply to see what can only be seen in the dark.
Sylvia Boorstein learns how daily messages of gratitude exchanged between friends can bring insight and the inspiration to practice.