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Monthly Archives: November 2012

  • Steady as a Log

    November 21, 2012

    Emotional turmoil begins with an initial perception—a sight, sound, thought—which gives rise to a feeling of comfort or discomfort. This is the subtlest level of shenpa, the subtlest stage of...


    This post was posted in Pema Chödrön

  • The Perfection of Wisdom

    November 20, 2012

    How things appear and how they actually exist differ greatly. A person engaging in practice of the perfection of wisdom does this kind of analysis and then examines how things...


    This post was posted in Dalai Lama

  • Falling in Love with the Universe

    November 20, 2012

    You can almost fall in love with the universe, with the general situation. At that point, there is no reference point to anyone or anything. It is just being...


    This post was posted in Ocean of Dharma

  • Haiku of the Week

    November 20, 2012

    Book Covermy face showing
    nothing—
    autumn darkens

    omou koto
    naki kao shite mo
    aki no kure


    Den Sute-jo

    From The Art of Haiku: Its History through Poems and Paintings by Japanese Masters by Stephen Addiss


    This post was posted in Shambhala and was tagged with Haiku

  • Finding Intrinsic Cheerfulness

    November 20, 2012

    There is always something in a situation that can cheer you up, but you have to discover and understand it yourself. There is no point in me telling you how...


    This post was posted in Ocean of Dharma

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