“Just looking at the stupa stops your mind and makes you realize that the world is bigger than your internal monologue,” says Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. “It intrigues and relaxes your mind at the same time.”
How do we maintain our faith in human nature when violence is loosed and innocents die? Robin Kornman points us to three 20th-century thinkers who looked into the abyss and yet asserted the transcendent goodness and meaning of life.
Restorative yoga creates the conditions for opening to occur. It soothes the nervous system, which, in turn, calms the mind.