Greg Patenaude

Greg Patenaude

Seattle
Buddhist teacher, writer, lifelong learner and explorer dedicated to figuring out this thing we call life.
Sep
27
Freedom of identity.

Freedom of identity.

We are all a multitude of identities, and we are more than any one identity. When was the last time
3 min read
Sep
24
Friday Contemplation.

Friday Contemplation.

Grab your notebook and a pen, your coffee or tea. Take a seat outside, in your room, or wherever you
1 min read
Sep
22
Guided meditation: With an object.

Guided meditation: With an object.

Take your seat. Sit comfortably in the seven-point Vairocana posture.   Relax your body, your breath, your mind. Relax your shoulders,
2 min read
Sep
21
Tuesday Inner Circle

Tuesday Inner Circle

The Inner Circle is for fellow travelers on the path who want to connect, share and inspire. It's a resource
1 min read
Sep
20
Beginner's meditation advice.

Beginner's meditation advice.

To say that you meditate is like saying that you play sports, there are many types of meditation and each
5 min read
Sep
17
Friday Contemplation.

Friday Contemplation.

Grab your notebook and a pen, your coffee or tea. Take a seat outside, in your room, or wherever you
1 min read
Sep
15
Making friends with your mind.

Making friends with your mind.

How much does the weather dictate your day? If it is cloudy out are you more grumpy? Do you wait
1 min read
Sep
14
Tuesday Inner Circle (cancelled)

Tuesday Inner Circle (cancelled)

I look forward to our conversations every Tuesday, but today is my daughter's birthday and we have a Harry Potter
1 min read
Sep
13
Applied philosophy.

Applied philosophy.

“Just as a goldsmith assays gold by rubbing, cutting and burning, so should you examine my words. Do not accept
1 min read
Sep
10
Friday Contemplation.

Friday Contemplation.

Grab your notebook and a pen, your coffee or tea. Take a seat outside, in your room, or wherever you
1 min read