Now that we have rested our body, rested our mind, and are resting in awareness, what is left to do? Not much left to do except practice, practice, and practice. Generally, we overdo. We do too much. We over think. We over consume. We over talk. We overdo everything. So, the key here is to train ourselves to underdo. Underdo thinking. Underdo consuming. Underdo talking. Live more simply. Live more simply on all levels. More simply resting the mind. More simply resting the body. More simply resting the speech. This more relaxed way of living prepares the ground for wisdom. It prepares the ground for not taking ourself so seriously. It prepares the ground for loosening our grasping. It prepares the ground for loosening our selfish attitudes.
Whenever some problem arises (and when do they not!), remember to practice ‘tonlen’ – taking and giving. Think about other people and animals experiencing some similar problems. Silently take away their suffering, and give them […]
Sep. 15, 2018 “Meditation Program in Tokyo” Dr. Barry Kerzin will lead a meditation Program in Tokyo. We will be happy if you can join this precious meditation program and practice with us! 【Date】Sep. […]
May. 24, 2018 Human Values Meditation Practice Group We will learn about compassion and meditation from the latest video lecture by Dr. Barry Kerzin and we will practice meditation together. *Staff from Human Values Institute […]