Pandemic Resources

Navigating Rough Waters

Navigating Rough Waters

Living our highest intentions can happen in great ways or in what may seem small—yet critical—ways of refusing to be conquered by the difficulties that come to us in our lives.

When Fear Arises

When Fear Arises

When fear arises, whether it’s fear of pain, fear of certain emotions, or fear of death, the meditation practice of mindful loving awareness invites us to explore and understand fear itself.

Do Not Despair

Do Not Despair

The Buddhist approach to this collective suffering is to turn toward it. We understand that genuine happiness and meaning will come through tending to suffering. We overcome our own despair by helping others to overcome theirs.

The Bodhisattva’s Path

The Bodhisattva’s Path

The way of the bodhisattva is one of the most radical and powerful of all Buddhist forms of practice. It is radical because it states that the fulfillment of our happiness comes only from serving the welfare of others as well as ourself.

Video: Courage in Our Difficult Time

Video: Courage in Our Difficult Time

The value of our harshest difficulties is how honestly they cause us to question, how they intensify our courage and bring alive our deepest inner purpose, how they reawaken our soul’s task on earth.

Audio: Worldwide Healing of Love

Audio: Worldwide Healing of Love

However difficult the times, suffering is not the end of the story—love is. May your spirit be strong. May you be safe and protected. May you be filled with deep healing. May you be held by love.

Audio: The Return Of Joy

Audio: The Return Of Joy

If we cannot be happy in spite of our difficulties, what good is our spiritual practice? There is an unquenchable human spirit born anew in each child. This spirit which has carried Nelson Mandella and so many others though hardship and...

FREE Mindfulness Daily Online Course

FREE Mindfulness Daily Online Course

Mindfulness Daily is a FREE online guided training, led by Tara Brach & Jack Kornfield, that will help you establish a mindfulness meditation practice.

The Bodhisattva Response to Coronavirus

The Bodhisattva Response to Coronavirus

Epidemics, like earthquakes, tornadoes and floods are part of the cycle of life on planet Earth. How will we respond? With greed, hatred, fear and ignorance? Or with generosity, clarity, steadiness and love? This is the time for love.

Audio: Compassion in the Time of Coronavirus

Audio: Compassion in the Time of Coronavirus

This 13-minute practice is a way to hold yourself and all those around you in a heart of compassion.Visit the Pandemic Resources page on my website for meditations & other materials.

Video: Calm, Clarity, Compassion

Video: Calm, Clarity, Compassion

We can choose to live in our fears, confusion, and worries, or to stay in the essence of our practice, center ourselves, and be the ones that demonstrate patience, compassion, mindfulness, and mutual care.

Audio: Transforming Difficult Emotions

Audio: Transforming Difficult Emotions

Practicing with the power of loving awareness and interested attention to intense states in body and heart, we can create a field of deep understanding and transformation.

You Are Not Alone

You Are Not Alone

You are not alone. In fact, your life itself is only possible because of the thousands of generations before you, survivors who have carried the lamp of humanity through difficult times from one generation to another.

Transforming Anxiety and Difficult Thoughts

Transforming Anxiety and Difficult Thoughts

The transformation practice is simply to set a powerful new intention. We can see that certain thoughts are unbidden, impersonal, and unhealthy thoughts are painful and do not have our best interest in mind.

Find Peace

 

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