I would like to quote Lama Yeshe in this post. The following comes from an article posted on Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive and you can read the full article there.
As we deepen our knowledge of Buddhism, there is a real danger that the intellectual information we are accumulating is not connected with a [...]
When things are going well in our life, I think it is not so difficult to find our footing and stand firm on our principles. It is when we are challenged by the changes and uncertainties in life that we may feel the ground beneath us has somehow become shifting sands; like it or not, [...]
The name glance meditation may sound strange. After all, we tend to equate meditation with sustained focus, free of distracting thoughts and images. So, why are we glancing at things quickly in a meditation session?
This type of meditation, a.k.a. reviewing meditation, is used in the teachings of the Graduated Path to Enlightenment (Tib. Lam [...]
During the past few weeks, I find myself having to explain the notion of emptiness or selflessness on quite a few occasions and I wonder how to present it in a way that conveys some experiences of what it means to be empty.
How can I show that emptiness is not an abstract idea reserved [...]
So far, in this blog, I have written about the first five mental factors (feeling, perception, intention, contact, and attention) that perform different functions within each moment of our conscious experience. Now I would like to introduce yet another mental factor, aspiration. Simply put, it is the desire to achieve something. Unlike the previous five [...]
I would like to post a description of the white light healing meditation as taught by Lama Zopa Rinpoche and published in his book, Ultimate Healing (Wisdom Publications, 2001). Healing in the context of Buddhism is mainly related to healing of the mind, especially freeing the mind from greed, hatred and ignorance. However, given the [...]
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