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
Consciousness is colored by the states that visit it.—Buddha "Eh," my teacher Ajahn Chah would peer at me when I was having a hard time, “caught in some state again?” In the forest monastery we were constantly being directed both to look at consciousness itself and to...
No matter where we are, we can see the world through the eyes of love. Without love, everything is constrained, if not false. With love, we stand in the presence of all of life’s mysteries. We can hold a golden apricot, a worn baseball glove, a photo of a child, or...
Sometimes you need a story more than food. Sometimes to hear a story and sometimes to tell it. We all carry personal stories we long to write and family stories that haunt us. Of course, stories have value. As a teacher and storyteller, I have come to respect their...
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Author, meditator, father, visionary and key teachers to introduce mindfulness and vipassana meditation to the West.