Jan 28, 2019
The Bodhisattva and Cherishing Others
In this episode we look at the Bodhisattva wish to become an awakened person for the benefit of all beings. Does this wish to help all beings resonate with us; could this be our own journey? While we pose these profound questions to ourselves, we take a practical step in that...
Jan 21, 2019
In this episode we look at how to develop immeasurable equanimity, which is an even-minded love for all living beings. The mind of equanimity is free from attachment to some and aversion to others. It is said that on the ground of equanimity, we pour the waters of love, sow the seeds of compassion, and we will reap a...
Jan 12, 2019
Whatever an enemy may due to an enemy,
Or haters, one to another,
Far worse is the harm
From one's wrongly directed mind.”
The Dhammapada, verse 42
Buddha must have known there would be haters one day, and “haters gonna hate hate hate.” It...
Jan 7, 2019
Buddha said that all phenomena are like dreams, like illusions, and like the reflection of the moon in a clear lake. In this episode, we look at the meaning of this and how this wisdom can help us change difficult or painful situations. Our reality is not as it seems. Our life, our self, and our reality appear to exist...