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Buddhism for Everyone with JoAnn Fox

Jun 28, 2020

The faults of anger:

  1. We become unhappy and uncomfortable 
  2. Makes us lose our reason and good sense
  3. Destroys relationships
  4. Karmic cause of future ugliness and makes us appear unattractive in the moment 
  5. Destroys good karma 


The section on the divisions of patience has three parts:

  1. Developing the patience...

Jun 23, 2020

Patience means our mind stays peaceful when things are difficult or we experience something (or someone) unpleasant. In this episode, we begin to learn how to practice patience. We can grow this habit of mind until our mind is strong and immovable from peace, like a tall tree that cannot be uprooted by the even the...

Jun 15, 2020

The only thing that goes with us into the next life is our karma. Our friends and relatives, our wealth, even our body we will leave behind. When Buddha states this truth, it is to encourage us to focus today on creating good karma and engaging in spiritual practice. If we look into the mirror of karma, what we are...

Jun 1, 2020

What does it mean to live a holy life in this modern world? The Pali word ‘nekkhamma’ in the Buddhist canon is generally translated as "renunciation". This word also conveys the meaning of giving up the world and leading a holy life. What would our most holy life look like? Do we want to pursue and prioritize a holy...