To continue our exploration of healing meditations, I want to touch on the art of remembering as another aspect of mindfulness. Here, we train ourselves to be mindful of some basic facts of life. This, in Buddhism, comes under the cultivation of the correct view. The point is that if we can remember and stay [...]
Healing is, in part, the letting go of our clinging to the past, the future, or a reality that won’t come true. It isn’t the giving up of hope, but a setting aside of unrealistic expectations. The Buddha has identified the source of our suffering and heartache as our clinging mind, or what I like [...]
For some of us the waiting is a bit long and we might forget that we are just passing [...]
I am going to tackle a type of meditation that is not very popular here. At least, I confess to not have led or taught it very often; maybe once or twice over last five years. It is the meditation on ugliness or unattractiveness, focusing on the different parts of the human body.
Although it [...]
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