Peace comes when our hearts are open like the sky,
vast as the ocean.
Author, Buddhist practitioner and one of the key teachers to introduce Buddhist mindfulness practice to the West.
Photo: Donna Wan
In Buddhist psychology, the instructions for thought transformation are very explicit. The Buddha instructs his followers, “Like a skilled carpenter who removes a coarse peg by knocking it out with a fine one, so a person removes a pain-producing thought by...
Little fears cause anxiety, and big fears cause panic.— Chuang Tzu Although most of us have been deeply conditioned by fear, for the most part we have avoided directly exploring its nature. Because we are not aware of its workings, it is often an unconscious driving...
Imperfections are part of the display of life. Joy and sorrow, birth and death are the dance of existence throughout which our awakened consciousness can shine. Yet we long for perfection. The perfect partner, house, job, boss, and spiritual teacher. And when we find...
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Author, meditator, father, visionary and key teachers to introduce mindfulness and vipassana meditation to the West.