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Buddhism for Everyone with JoAnn Fox

Nov 23, 2020

What is joyous perseverance (effort)?


“When you have focused upon something virtuous, joyous perseverance is enthusiasm for it. Engaging in the Bodhisattva Deeds says:


What is joyous perseverance? It is delight in virtue. 


The Bodhisattva Levels explains it as a flawless state of mind that is enthusiastic...

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...

Nov 2, 2020

Taking refuge is the key expression of commitment to Buddhism. If you want to identify as a Buddhist in a more formal way, you can take refuge by saying the refuge prayer: “I go for refuge to Buddha, Dharma and Sangha.” When we take refuge, we are committing ourselves to peace and the path to that inner peace. The...