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Buddhism for Everyone with JoAnn Fox

Jan 25, 2022

To forgive, seek:

  1. Your own Freedom. Want your own freedom from pain 
  2. Compassion. Compelled by their delusions
  3. The Lesson. How can I learn from this?

 

Forgiveness means stopping the cycle of anger and harm.

 

On analysis of whether the object has self-control, anger is unjustified.

The master Candrakīrti also states:...


Dec 6, 2021

In this episode we look at attachment to self. In particular, we try to identify what attachment to self is and how to lessen it so that we experience more peace and light-heartedness. To recognize attachment to self, we can contemplate extreme examples:

 

Extreme examples of when we feel attachment to self


Sep 5, 2021

In this last of a three episode series on Right Intention, one of the Noble Eightfold Path, we look at how to practice the aspect of harmlessness. Right intention has three parts: Renunciation, Loving-kindness, and Harmlessness. Buddhist Teacher, JoAnn Fox, also shares a meditation and daily mindfulness practice to help...


Aug 21, 2021

This episode begins a series in which we take a deep dive into the practice of each part of the Noble Eightfold Path. The Noble Eightfold Path is Buddha’s guide to a gradual path to happiness and, if one chose to take it all the way, to enlightenment. In this episode we look at Right Intention. Right intention has...


Nov 17, 2020

  1. Power of Reliance: Pray for help to any holy being you feel connected to or simply pray. In Tibetan the word prayer means “wish path” and a prayer is a karmic action or path leading you to a new reality.

 

  1. Power of Release (sometimes translated as the power of regret). Generate the strong wish to purify the karma...