Claude Anshin Thomas writes of his experiences as a Vietnam War veteran, and his discovery of Buddhism through the teachings of Thich Nhat Hanh.
Thich Nhat Hanh says that mindfulness shows us the suffering of life and connects us with compassion.
An introduction to learning the The Seven Points of Training the Mind.
Relative bodhicitta is how we learn to love each other and ourselves, according to Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche. The basic principle of ultimate bodhicitta is to rest in the fundamental state of consciousness, before it is divided into ‘I and ‘other.’
The Shambhala Sun is based on a simple, commonplace experience, says Chogyam Trungpa. Noticing it, we discover the basic goodness of our world and our lives as human beings. Cultivating it through meditation, we can cheer up and help others.
Pema Chödron gives a teaching on Tonglen and Lojong.
The Seven Points of Training the Mind, as translated Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche.