by Life Positive: At the age of sixteen, Sri Ramakrishna shifted from his village to Calcutta to work as a priest in theKali temple at Dakshineswar.
Articles for Meditation
by Ed and Deb Shapiro: We just heard two inspiring, heart-wrenching, gut-churning, funny, amazing life stories from two Ugandan women,
By Pema Chödrön: Shenpa is the urge, the hook, that triggers our habitual tendency to close down. We get hooked in that moment of tightening when we reach for relief.
by Ed and Deb Shapiro: What is your greatest fear? Ed’s mother died when he was only five days old. How does a child grow up without the fear of losing loved ones?
by JAN HOFFMAN: Mindfulness meditation, the ancient and flourishing practice that increases awareness of random thoughts and redirects attention to the present moment,
by Ed and Deb Shapiro: No matter how hard we want to, there’s one thing we can never do, and that’s change the past.
by Roshi Joan Halifax: (Exercise from The Lucky Dark) In teaching care of the dying, I often begin by asking questions that explore our stories around death, including the legacies we may have inherited from culture and family.
by Lewis Richmond: “Emptiness” is a central teaching of all Buddhism, but its true meaning is often misunderstood.
by Marianne Williamson: Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us.
Jean Shinoda Bolen explains that in the second stage of life a woman’s blood is retained to create a baby and that in the third stage her blood is retained to create wisdom.