Welcome to the Winter 2016 Issue of the Journal. You can see a preview of some of the contents below.
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What is it in the psychological aspect of being a human that tends to lead us towards the belief in a substantial self, separate from other beings, which in turn leads us to break the Precepts? How do we balance … Continue reading
Once there was a Bodhisattva by the name of Dipankara, who was a deep meditator and a very advanced teacher, much loved by people. He lived in India and he traveled around in the Tibetan area with a man to … Continue reading
What is it like when we wake in the morning? Before our brain wakes up and remembers what we have to do that day, there is a space—of being you could say; which is just an appreciation: we can sense … Continue reading
I’m tired. Not all the time, but enough so that I can not depend on not being tired. There are days when it seems relentless, and other hours where I think it is all in my head. The strange thing … Continue reading
When I am able to respond in a still and open way to the needs of any situation there is a way in which what is good to do can become clear; whereas when I am caught up at any … Continue reading
The last few months I have been observing complaining—my complaining and the complaining of others. I recently came across the website www.willbowen.com. This is the website of Rev. Will Bowen, a Christian minister in Kansas City, Missouri, who—as he tells … Continue reading