In Buddhadharma’s Ask the Teachers section, Sestuan Gaelyn Godwin, Larry Yang, and Dungse Jampal Norbu discuss relating to obstacles and difficult emotions.
We want the sun; we get the rain. But where does the doorway of disappointment lead? Elizabeth Brownrigg on disappointment as a treasure.
The Buddha laid out a four-step path to freedom from difficult emotions. Anyen Rinpoche says the secret is understanding why our emotions cause suffering.
Karen Kissel Wegela on therapy that starts with your basic sanity, not your neuroses.
Denying anger or giving in to it only makes things worse. The middle way, says Josh Korda, is to live with your difficult emotions skillfully.
Tara Bennett-Goleman describes how the transforming power of mindfulness can be applied to our painful emotional patterns.
What does America’s most beloved Buddhist nun do when her nerves get fried?
The teachers are asked how to engage emotional provocations and self-centeredness in ways that turn us toward dharma practice and life.
We’re delighted to announce our annual community retreat, “Finding Freedom From Painful Emotions,” with Karen Maezen Miller, Josh Korda, and Anyen Rinpoche.
In collaboration with the psychologist who helped write “Inside Out,” the Dalai Lama has created a digital “map of the mind.”