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Doing things differently

I recently took the Refuge Vow. Whilst I have long considered myself a Buddhist (I have been meditating for some 6 years now), the taking of the Refuge Vow marks the formal step: a publicly witnessed commitment towards 3 aspects of the path that offer shelter from the vulnerability of being human: the Buddha, the Dharma, and the Sangha. 1,752 more words

Counselling And Therapy

No Strangers

Joseph Goldstein quoted the following poem by the 18th century Japanase poet Issa, during a recorded talk I listened to on Dharma Seed during the week, on equanimity. 33 more words


The End of Frustration

With palms together,

I wish you all a Good Morning

It’s a little after 10:00 AM and outside I see a blue sky which promises to provide a beautiful weather background for this Fourth of July. 623 more words

Accepting Summer’s Invitation

Driving down a tree-lined lane the other day, I was struck by the beauty of dappled shade on the road, the soft bright lemon patches, contrasting with the cool dark shadows dancing around on the dusty surface, constantly changing shape. 534 more words


An Essential Truth About Meditation

You are what you think!

For millennia meditation has shown itself to be a powerful tool, able to offer a range of benefits to those people that would understand and practice it. 471 more words

Beginners Meditation

Do This 5-minute Process To Heal Your Mind & Your Heart

Mindfulness Makes A Huge Difference In Heart Health; Improves Self-Awareness
More often than not, you hear “mindfulness” ahead of “meditation,” a practice in which people train to be more aware of their every moment. 13 more words