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4April 2017

MBSR—Going Deep in 8 weeks!

April 4th, 2017|MBSR|

More and more these days there are ways of learning about mindfulness and the meditation practices that support it. There are apps, YouTube videos, online classes and a multitude of mindfulness classes and drop-in centers offered to the public. What makes a Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) class different?

8January 2017

Dear Abhi-dhamma: Desire and Unhappiness

January 8th, 2017|Ask Abhi–Dhamma, Blog|

When it comes to generosity it seems there’s always an internal battle going on in my mind. Why do I offer to do things? How much should I give? What are my real intentions? I can honestly say that I have never really been at peace with my relationship to gift. There are a great deal of entanglements here for me.

8January 2017

Beginning Again

January 8th, 2017|Blog, On the Cushion, Uncategorized|

When it comes to generosity it seems there’s always an internal battle going on in my mind. Why do I offer to do things? How much should I give? What are my real intentions? I can honestly say that I have never really been at peace with my relationship to gift. There are a great deal of entanglements here for me.

8January 2017

Awakening Together in Wisdom

January 8th, 2017|Blog, On the Cushion|

The Buddha called the faculty of wisdom, the fifth and final Spiritual Faculty, the crowning virtue among all the requisites of enlightenment, as it illuminates the meaning of karma (the weaving of causes and effects in our interdependent world) and the characteristics of phenomena—naggingly incomplete, impermanent and without self. Wisdom also includes establishing intentions of good will and harmlessness in all actions of body, speech and mind.

28December 2016

The Circle of Generosity

December 28th, 2016|Blog, On the Cushion|

When it comes to generosity it seems there’s always an internal battle going on in my mind. Why do I offer to do things? How much should I give? What are my real intentions? I can honestly say that I have never really been at peace with my relationship to gift. There are a great deal of entanglements here for me.