Theravada

Meditation In Daily Life, by Bhante Bodhidhamma

It is good to take one of the Perfections as a special practice. Maybe it’s patience: I’m impatient with myself and others; I’m easily irritated and angered. So let this be my special practice. As we develop one Perfection, we shall discover that the whole personality is affected and all the other Perfections are also enhanced…

Don’t Take Your Life Personally

Mindfulness or awareness is knowing, isn’t it? It is a direct knowing, immanent here and now. It is being fully present, attentive, to this present moment as is. But defining mindfulness tends to make it into something — and then it is no longer mindfulness, is it? Mindfulness is not a thing; it is a recognition, an intuitive awareness. It is awareness without grasping…

Teachings of a Buddhist Monk

Spiritual life is not about becoming someone special but discovering a greatness of heart within us and every being…

Modern practical teachings from an American monk living within one of the oldest Buddhist traditions…