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.
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Anger is easy to see, and greed is more subtle, but delusion is the hardest. All the accompanying mind states get cloudy, confusing. — Ajahn Chah Denial arises when we don’t believe what is actually in front of our eyes. On a personal level, we can deny problems at...
If the liberation of consciousness is the goal of spiritual practice, then why is it such a taboo to talk about actually reaching enlightenment in this life? We can unpack the concept of enlightenment by looking at the many enlightenments written about in Buddhist...
Each of the qualities of the awakened heart, such as love, joy and peace, have what are called "near enemies"—aspects which mimic and limit them. The near enemy of love is attachment. Attachment masquerades as love. It says, "I will love this person (because I need...
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Author, meditator, father, visionary and key teachers to introduce mindfulness and vipassana meditation to the West.