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
Just as we open and heal the body by sensing its rhythms and touching it with a deep and kind attention, so we can open and heal other dimensions of our being. The heart and the feelings go through a similar process of healing through the offering of our attention to...
In 1989, at one of the first international Buddhist teacher meetings, we Western teachers brought up the enormous problem of unworthiness and self-criticism, shame and self-hatred, and how frequently they arose in Western students’ practice. The Asian teachers were...
Conscious conduct or virtue, means acting harmoniously and with care toward the life around us. For spiritual practice to develop, it is absolutely essential that we establish a basis of moral conduct in our lives. If we are engaged in actions that cause pain and...
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Author, meditator, father, visionary and key teachers to introduce mindfulness and vipassana meditation to the West.