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Reflections from our teachers

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Reflections from our teachers

Meditation that Goes Beyond Self Help

These days meditation is popping up everywhere. In fact, the “business of mindfulness” is quickly becoming a foundation of the multi-trillion dollar wellness industry. In the United States alone, the “meditation industry” is worth...

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Not Knowing as an Active Practice

We sometimes think of not knowing as something negative, but is it really? Truly not-knowing allows spaciousness, openness, and much greater intimacy. When we make not-knowing an intentional action, the barriers that hold us...

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Asking For Help

I used to find asking for help incredibly difficult, especially when I languished in the hell realm and / or the hungry ghost realm of the traditional wheel of life. In fact, I am...

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Coping in the present

When people ask me how I’m doing these days and how my practice is holding up, I respond by explaining that these are the times I have practiced for and what my practice is...

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Nature Buddha, Buddha-Nature

Over the last two hundred years, scientists have been finding more and more evidence to show that we humans are part of the evolutionary process, having emerged from the life stream as descendants of...

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The Human Face of the Buddha

In a world rife with division, stress, strife and injustice, many of us rely on Buddhist teachings and practices to address the challenges we face. But the Buddha was not only a wise spiritual...

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