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Self-Compassion In Practice: A Meditation

In Buddhism, we talk a lot about generating compassion for all sentient beings. The problem is we usually forget that “all” includes “us”! Here’s a simple self-compassion meditation from my latest show on Lessons In Joyful Living. Give it a … Continue reading

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Commit To Sit: Helpful Hints For Starting A Mindfulness Practice

This article first appeared on ThoughtBrick.com Mindfulness is everywhere in the news these days. It’s all over the place and you can’t seem to attend even the driest of corporate strategy planning sessions without hearing about it. We all know … Continue reading

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A Moment Of Maitri

Yesterday we got out of Tibetan class early. There was a prayer ceremony going on at the main temple in McLeod Ganj. So I decided to skip my draconian routine of practice and study. I thought it would be a … Continue reading

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Mindfulness And The End Of The World

We have funny ideas about Buddhist practice in the West. I do anyway. I think it’s supposed to be all illumination all the time, a mind serene and empty while maintaining perfect devotion, 24-7, to all the victorious Buddhas and … Continue reading

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