Peace comes when our hearts are open like the sky,
vast as the ocean.

Jack Kornfield

Author, Buddhist practitioner and one of the key teachers to introduce Buddhist mindfulness practice to the West.

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Compassion for Imperfection

Compassion for Imperfection

  The wise heart brings compassion to imperfection itself. The wise heart is at peace with the way things are. No longerstruggling against the world or lost in it, we rest. The holy qualities of understanding, humility, and a patient caring are our gifts. Our...

Awaken the One Who Knows

Awaken the One Who Knows

As your spacious heart opens, you can rediscover the vast perspective you’d almost forgotten. A spacious heart reveals the spacious mind. This is the mind that, after you’ve stubbed your toe, hopped around, and howled, finally laughs. The mind that, when you are upset...

Abundance and Gratitude

Abundance and Gratitude

  Mistakenly, some people think that Buddhism condemns all desire. But there is no getting rid of desire. Instead, Buddhist psychology leads us from desire to abundance.The Indian sage Nisargadatta, one of my teachers, challenged his students, saying, “The...

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