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I found this in The Miracle of Mindfulness:
If Thich Nhat Hanh has a meditation for it, it’s a good practice. I haven’t listened to the music in question, but it sounds like a good Dharma Gate… ((more))
Reading the life of Tenzin Palmo in Cave in the Snow was my first real “I’m a Buddhist” moment. It took about six months to be sure enough to tell my partner and close friends. I still don’t advertis… ((more))
Is there anything in the fact that most Western Buddhists are converts? Someone who makes a deliberate conversion to a religion is going to think seriously about it. Is going to test it, going to con… ((more))
I’m really glad I read this thread—very interesting and educational.
In my opinion, “cherry picking” is a derogatory term for a pretty necessary process in spirituality. Testing the teachings, con… ((more))
What if the metaphysical realities of karma and rebirth aren’t verifiable, but the teachings that accompany them are?
So, instead of challenging ourselves to believe in a cosmic law of moral right… ((more))