Mudita, or sympathetic joy, has always been the hardest of the brahma viharas for me to understand let alone practice. However, as a result of the practices outlined in the book a Truthful Heart, I have found a way in. 146 more words
104. There are these six dangers associated with idleness. Thinking: “It’s too cold,” one does not work. Thinking: “It’s too hot,” one does not work. Thinking: “It’s too early,” one does not work. 70 more words
I have been reading a book by Jeffrey Hopkins which focuses on the heart practices of the Gelug school of Tibetan Buddhism and have been thoroughly impressed with the presentation and effectiveness of them. 36 more words
It was challenging and pushed my boundaries and was an absolutely phenomenal experience. I am so honored I got to sit with such amazing teachers and practitioners – this was a really special and important time in my practice.