When I lost my mother after looking after her for five years, not only had I lost the last member of my family, but I also lost the main motivation for getting up in the mornings.
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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.
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…
Tudong: The Long Road North. Walk through England, in 1983 by Ajahn Amaro and Nick Scott.
There can be few sounds more maddening than snoring — someone else’s snoring I mean…
In the Theravada teachings on samatha-vipassanà, they divide meditation ― that English word ‘meditation’ ― into tranquillity and insight (samatha and vipassanà).
Mindfulness has no preferences.
.. after that I contemplated my attitude; I contemplated my greed for peace. And I did not seek tranquillity any more.
The stuff you create in your own mind—that is what dukkha is.