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Compassion Meditation (Part 1)

The next several podcasts proceed with instructions for Yamashita-sensei’s  One Dharma Meditation Method.  We’ll pick up with the 2013 Korean retreat where we left off in a few weeks. 46 more words

One Dharma International Podcast

Post 24 - Choosing Happiness

Today I choose happiness. Now I choose happiness. In this very moment I choose happiness. But first we need to learn, to experience what happiness is, even if for a moment. 1,139 more words


Sharing Loving-Kindness after each Meditation

The world is moving fast and a lot is being manipulated. What can each of us do? If you have your daily meditations, preferably twice a day, close your meditation at 6:30 am and 9:30 pm by sharing LOVING-KINDNESS to the world around you, preferably to the whole humanity, by saying or reading the following words: 109 more words


In my grief I saw myself being held,

us  all holding one another in this

incredible web of loving kindness.

Grief and love in the same place.

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Daily Living


This is a sentiment that is good to see and I can easily get behind.

Meditation in the Garden

Long ago in my childhood, as I was growing up in Southern California, I was blessed by parents who both savored beauty and creativity. Together we went to museums, gardens, arboretums, botanical gardens, and  historic places including the old Spanish missions erected by the monks who helped settle California, led by Fra Junipero Serra, about whom I learned in elementary school. 476 more words


Just you

There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.

- Dalai Lama -