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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When we first hear them, the Buddhist teachings of non-self can arouse confusion or even fear. We might fear that non-self means the loss of our self, as if we were going to die. But the psychology of non-self is quite different. In practice, we don’t have to change...
The opposite of aggression is not passivity, it is true strength. When we have lost a sense of our innate nobility,we mistakenly believe in our fear and weakness. We try to be strong through hate and aggression. When we release aggression, we discover true strength, a...
From the beginning in Buddhist psychology, compassion and awareness are what went together. In order to be present for experience there has to be some element of kindness, otherwise you are judging it. But if you bring them together as loving awareness, then you are...
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Author, meditator, father, visionary and key teachers to introduce mindfulness and vipassana meditation to the West.