Being relaxed inside is important. Things do not always go the way we want. If we are calm inside we can easily adjust. We can be resilient. No problem. If we are uptight we can easily come unglued, get frustrated even angry. Mindfulness practice training ourselves to be in the present moment observing our rich inner life fosters inner calm. So does regular meditation. In these ways we cultivate resiliency.
How do we practice compassion? The six perfections (Sanskrit paramitas) are instructions for practicing compassion. Generosity has various methods, like giving money, shelter and food, giving time, giving kindness, listening non-judgmentally, giving love, and giving […]
Sometimes we’re happy, sometimes we’re sad. It is all the same, just experience. The more we remember this, the less attached we become to pleasure and pain. With practice we cultivate a refuge deep within […]
Jun. 29 Sat.-30 Sun.2019 Meditation Retreat in Yugawara Kanagawa prefecture “Meditation as a Way of Life” Message from Barry Kerzin Meditation is a way of life. How do we integrate it into our daily lives? […]