Tag Archives: mindfulness

How Much Truthfulness Is Too Much

Strangely enough, the same week our Vipassana meditation group (AIM) explored truthfulness, two people whom I consider close friends were both independently and blatantly dishonest with me.  There was no question about the fact that they were lacking truthfulness.  My … Continue reading

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Death & Dying – A Buddhist Perspective

Fear no more the heat o’ the sun, Nor the furious winters rages; Thou thy worldly task hast done, Home art gone and ta’en thy wages; Golden lads and girls all must, As chimney-sweepers, come to dust. Fear no more … Continue reading

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The Magic of Working with Mental Formations

I recently attended my first Thich Nhat Hanh (TNH) Buddhist retreat.  My most enjoyable moments during this retreat occurred while listening to TNH’s talk about mental formations – what they are, where they come from, and how to work skillfully … Continue reading

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Love

When you think of love, you can probably remember hearing some of your favorite love songs sung by what sounded like love-sick musicians, or remember hearing the utterances of a sweet poem gushing about the emotional ups and downs associated … Continue reading

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