Meditation comes alive through a growing capacity to release our habitual conflicts and worries that make up our sense of self, and to rest in awareness.
“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.”
“Being at home right here in this body,” says Blanche Hartman, “this is living a life of vow.”
John Tarrant explains how the seemingly absurd little stories called koans cut through conceptual mind.
We may think dharma is learned from books and meditation practice, but, according to Judy Lief, the most powerful teachings come from relationships.
Whenever I give a talk, the listeners and I may find ourselves in a paradoxical situation… I try to explain something that can’t be explained.
Shyalpa Rinpoche on not lying to yourself and why that’s essential to Buddhist practice.
We are limited by words, yet they have magic. Their utterance can become a wall, or it can create new and wonderful realities.
Chronic pain is bad enough, but at least there are ways not to add to your misery.
When we reverse our visual field and our base of physical support by doing an inversion, we dance with energy without attaching to preconceived notions.