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Buddhism for Everyone with JoAnn Fox

Apr 19, 2021

Buddha taught that the door to enlightenment depends on realizing the correct view of emptiness. The wisdom of emptiness realizes the way phenomena exist as opposed to the way it naturally appears to us. This wisdom cuts away ego grasping and gives us real freedom from disturbances of mind like anger, attachment, and...


Mar 15, 2021

If we want to live in a beautiful world, we must give up the fault-finding mind. The more we give up faulting-finding, the happier we will be. Our relationships will also be more harmonious. We can decide what kind of world we want to live in-- a beautiful world or a world full of faults and problems.

 

To celebrate the...


Mar 1, 2021

The slogan ‘Three objects, three poisons, and three seeds of virtue.

 

Some feelings are painful, like hate, but we often don’t recognize that feelings are suffering. We are busy focusing on an object that appears to be causing the hate or the lust, rather than understanding that feelings are manifestations of our...


Feb 16, 2021

When we’re jealous, there’s a wish that another would not have the happiness or good fortune we’re observing. It is the opposite of a bodhisattva wish for others to be happy, for jealousy actually wishes that others not have happiness. This is why jealousy is such a hindrance on the path to enlightenment because...


Feb 1, 2021

In order to change our experiences, we have to change the way we think, feel, and react. As long as we maintain the same habits of mind, our lives will continue with a similar amount of suffering, anxiety, or anger. Buddha teaches us that our lives are projected from our mind. In this episode, we will attempt a daily...