Category: Buddhism

Mindful Appreciation of Wild Beauty

I’m not saying I can’t appreciate a well-manicured lawn. It looks great when someone with a huge yard mows it in patterns, and thick green grass looks beautiful.

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Doing God’s Work

When I began attending Kindergarten, I had to leave my dog at home. I wasn’t crazy about this idea and I wailed about it loudly to my mother, who assured me that one day I’d have a job and I wouldn’t be able to take her there either. Immediately I crossed “get a job” off my to-do list.

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Bending Minds and Dogmatic Slumbers: Psychedelic Buddhism

In short, Yogacaras believed that everything is nothing but consciousness. It’s all happening in our heads (including the experience of having a head).

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This Does not Equal That: There is No Quick Fix

Expecting someone or something to fix us is a powerful illusion. A cheap drug that promises to make everything all better but almost inevitably leads to deeper pain and suffering—not because the thing or person is bad but because it’s our views and expectations that really need the work, and we just don’t see it.

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