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Monthly Archives: September 2012

  • Cleaning Your Space

    September 14, 2012

    The environment where you are doing the meditation should be properly cleaned. While cleaning, you should cultivate the motivation that since you are engaged in the task of accumulating great...


    This post was posted in Dalai Lama

  • The Natural Beauty of Meditation

    September 13, 2012

    Meditation is another dimension of natural beauty. People talk about appreciating natural beauty—climbing mountains, seeing giraffes and tigers in Africa, and all sorts of things. But nobody seems to appreciate...


    This post was posted in Ocean of Dharma

  • Your Fixed Identity

    September 12, 2012

    In Buddhism we call the notion of a fixed identity “ego clinging.” It’s how we try to put solid ground under our feet in an ever-shifting world. Meditation practice starts...


    This post was posted in Pema Chödrön

  • Haiku of the Week

    September 12, 2012

    in the waves
    no trace, where I swam
    with a woman
    nami ni atokata mo nashi onna to oyogishi ga
    by Seishi Yamaguchi, from Love Haiku: Japanese Poems of Yearning, Passion, and...


    This post was posted in Shambhala and was tagged with Haiku

  • An Intimate Relationship with Yourself

    September 11, 2012

    Meditation practice takes place on a personal level. It involves an intimate relationship with ourselves. Great intimacy is involved. It has nothing to do with achieving perfection, achieving some absolute...


    This post was posted in Ocean of Dharma

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