meditation

Jan
03
At play, at rest.

At play, at rest.

Being a father of a seven year old, you are constantly reminded that kids are almost always playing. They move
1 min read
Oct
06

Exploring mind and its nature.

The mind is central to the path of liberation and the journey of self-discovery. The mind is simultaneously readily apparent
7 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
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
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
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
08
Silence or art.

Silence or art.

What is the purpose of meditation? For most of the Western world, meditation is a vehicle to a calm mind,
2 min read
Aug
17
Meditation in the Park

Meditation in the Park

Join us on Sunday, August 29 for meditation in the park.
1 min read
Jul
19
The opposite of awareness.

The opposite of awareness.

Dzogchen takes awareness (Tib: rigpa) as the path and that awareness takes the form of pure presence. It is a
2 min read
Jul
14
Dzogchen view and practice.

Dzogchen view and practice.

It is crucial to have a grounded understanding of the four noble truths in order to appreciate the Dzogchen view
3 min read