Detachment, or nonattachment, can easily be seen in a negative light as indifference, and yet when understood in a certain way is absolutely fundamental to spiritual practice.
PODCAST Reactive emotions are the inevitable human response to suffering. In this episode we examine the Four Four Noble Path in relation to emotions.
PODCAST The practice of tonglen is to take on the suffering and pain of others, and give them your happiness, well-being and peace of mind.
PODCAST Emotional shutdown triggers are excellent teachers on the path to emotional freedom.
by Ethan Nichtern of the ID Project America is NOT Broke, despite the radical austerity measures and cutbacks being proposed across the country. We are wealthy. This was the message shared when Michael Moore spoke to the tens of thousands of protestors in Madison, Wisconsin this weekend. To be honest, Moore usually strikes me as […]
PODCAST In learning to feel, we must bring attention to the arising of feeling. Techniques are offered to recognize feeling, short-circuit shutdown patterns and increase emotional spaciousness.
PODCAST By learning to feel — honestly, rawly and nakedly — we become fully human, emotionally mature and authentically open to our awakened nature, both pure and spacious.
The blessing of being alive, of being human, is to uncover and become reacquainted with our basic nature. When we touch this awareness with appreciation and gratitude, we awaken to spontaneous joy and happiness.
PODCAST The paramita of wisdom is the highest form of knowing and the sword which cuts through our fabrications, delusions and negative emotions.
PODCAST The paramita of meditative concentration is the capacity to remain undistracted. The arising of this paramita cultivates the space for understanding the true nature of reality, which is the sixth and final perfection.
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