Updated Resources for Meditation and Support in Challenging Times

The following resources may be helpful in responding to personal loss and grief as well as the loss and grief associated with social and environmental grief. This article, Grief and Love: a Buddhist Understanding of Loss , touches on the meaning of personal loss and grief and provides some suggestions for responding to it, including… Continue reading Updated Resources for Meditation and Support in Challenging Times

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This article by Pema Chodron explores the practice of patience as a way to respond to anger. You can find that article here: The Answer to Anger & Agrression is Patience Thanissara, a social activist and Buddhist teacher, suggests that we embrace the power of anger to motivate us in the face of threats to… Continue reading Updated Resources

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Updated Resources for Meditation and Support in Challenging Times:An interview of Bhikkhu Analayo provides a good introduction to his ideas on the early Buddhist teachings on non-attachment to views. Like Donald Rothberg, Analayo points out that we don’t need to give up our views, but that we don’t need to be so dogmatic about defending them. You… Continue reading Updated Resources

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Equanimity is thought to be the ground from which wisdom arises. It is well worth a little investigation! Here is an article by Gil Fronsdal entitled Equanimity in which he explains the meaning of equanimity and describes seven qualities of mind that support its development. The following article, Cultivating Equanimity, is from Narayan Liebenson. She… Continue reading Resources: Meditation in Challenging Times

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Updated Resources for Meditation and Support in Challenging Times:Lovingkindness practice is something that can deeply support us when we are experiencing difficult mind states or situations. It also benefits others as it changes the way we respond to them. In addition to the books by Gail Stark and Sylvia Boorstein mentioned above, here are some… Continue reading Updated resources:

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Updated Resources for Meditation and Support in Challenging TimesTo begin a reflection about determination and the resolute mind, one need look no further than one’s current experience. It was about this time last year when everyone’s lives changed dramatically because of the pandemic. Each of us, in some way, have accessed our own determination and… Continue reading Updated resources: