Category Archives: Mahayana

Direct experience: theme for 3-day online retreat

Six of us recently got together for seven days of meditation in person. Most significant for everyone was the direct experience of qualities of innate awareness. Such qualities are limitless and include every facet of compassion-empathy-embrace and of wisdom-emptiness-clarity-radiance. Vast … Continue reading

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Meditation: sight, the observer, and duality

Dualism is assumed by society, education, cultural norms and, thus, by the vast majority of people. Dualism, or a dualistic view of reality, engenders me/my/mine together with you/yours. Dualism says that dog is dog and not bird, that bird is … Continue reading

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April Day of Meditation webcasts

The newness of each moment.

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upcoming: March 6 Day of Meditation for the World

Some ideas are timeless. Some aspirations are too. Bodhichitta is one such idea and aspiration. The word bodhichitta is Sanskrit. It predates Patanjali and existed before Buddha Shakyamuni. And, though the term bodhichitta is usually partnered with Tibetan Buddhism, it … Continue reading

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Dharma glimpses

Revisit some older posts. The Equality of the Buddhas The Buddha’s Insights (video presentation) OM: the science of vibration Humanity as Body, Speech, and Mind Chandrakirti on Emptiness Qualities of the Afterlife States Our Curious Re-creating of the Wheel Earth: … Continue reading

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