Episode Description: Fleet Maull talks about how we work with the boundaries of the self and of the heart in the maitri, bodhichitta and tonglen practices. This is part 2 of a two-part series. Listen to Part 1, Where the Rubber Meets the Road: Fleet Maull on Plunge Experiences. Show More Summary
The Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue to Buddhists has issued a message called “Buddhists and Christians, together to counter modern slavery." The post Vatican: Buddhists, join us in anti-slavery fight appeared first on Lion's Roar.
The Central Tibetan Administration hopes to mobilize support for the release of the Panchen Lama, who disappeared 20 years ago. The post Pro-Tibet #ReleasePanchenLama campaign announced appeared first on Lion's Roar.
When I saw His Holiness the Karmapa would be within striking distance, I bought a plane ticket and made the trek to New York to see what he’s up to. The post A King in Queens: Seeing the Karmapa appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Four leading thinkers address Buddhists' questions about secular mindfulness: Where are the ethics? Does it go deep enough? Will it help or hurt Buddhism? The post Forum: What Does Mindfulness Mean for Buddhism? appeared first on Lion's Roar.
This is such a fine example of a perception of pure form: color and rich texture. The post Perception of pure form appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Episode Description: In this episode Gwen Bell interviews Genpo Roshi, a Western Zen teacher and lineage holder of both the Soto and Rinzai traditions. He is also the author of four books, as well as an upcoming release, Big Mind, Big Heart. Show More Summary
Episode Description: In this segment, Genpo Roshi goes into an eloquent description of the role that Big Mind process, zazen, and koan practice can play in a more whole and integrated Zen training. He also touches on the develop of the spiritual practitioner, and his understanding of how one can progress through this developmental territory. Show More Summary
These short verses bring awareness, peace, and joy to simple activities, and remind us that Earth provides us with precious gifts every day. The post Earth Gathas appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Episode Description: In this episode Ryan Oelke interviews fellow resident geek, Vince Horn, who shares his reflections and experiences of a two-month mediation retreat he recently completed. In this first podcast, Vince talks aboutShow More Summary
Episode Description: In this final segment with Genpo Roshi, Gwen Bell is guided through the Big Mind process. This final portion of the interview gives listeners a rare opportunity to listen to the Big Mind experience happen unscripted and raw. Show More Summary
Episode Description: In this episode, Vincent Horn continues to share his reflections and experiences of a two-month meditation retreat he recently completed. In this podcast, he discusses doing karma yoga during long-term retreats, state chasing in meditation and suffering and death in practice. Show More Summary
I have only used the phrase "wit's end" a few times (3?) but the more I give it thought, it describes for me where those who have awakened to ultimate reality have had to go. We can think of it...
Episode Description: In the first part of our interview with Insight Meditation teacher John Travis, he shares the story of his many years of practice and seeking in India, as well as the time after that in which he had to bring what he had learned back to America. We hope you enjoy this personal […] The post BG 019: On Being a Dharma Bum appeared first on Buddhist Geeks.
Ksitigarbha is one of the most popular bodhisattvas in Mahayana. He might be thought of as the embodiment of the love of strangers, outsiders, the abandoned, and the lost. He is always shown as a monk with a shaved head carrying a long walking staff. Show More Summary
Episode Description: In this final episode with Vince Horn, he continues to share his reflections and experiences of a two-month meditation retreat he recently completed. In this podcast, he discusses the relationship between dharma study and mindfulness practice. Show More Summary
Episode Description: Anyone that’s had the chance to study with Brad Warner knows he’s young(ish), funny and knowledgeable about the Dharma. Warner’s new book, Sit Down & Shut Up, chronicles the life and times of Dogen, author of the Shobogenzo. Show More Summary
Episode Description: In the next episode with Insight Meditation teacher John Travis, he discusses how both the gradual and sudden schools of enlightenment fit in with the practice of vipassana meditation. Find out how this teacher has resolved this paradox in his own teaching and practice. Show More Summary
Episode Description: In this episode, Warner talks about excited states like anger, the trouble with online community, and our attachment to ego. How do we “reinforce the Self” and how do we begin to work with our anger (triggerShow More Summary
Excerpt from The Grace in Aging by Kathleen Dowling Singh. _________________________________________________________ Chapter 1 Wake Up read more