I’ve always said that lovingkindness and compassion are inevitably woven throughout meditation practice even if the words are never used or implied, no matter what technique or method we are using.
I recently attended Omega’s 2012 Being Yoga Conference Retreat at their beautiful Rhinebeck, N.Y. campus. This conference attracted me because I was interested in how the concept of “being yoga” can apply to personal transformation for the everyday person
As the beloved originator of the Chicken Soup for the Soul® series, Jack Canifield fostered the emergence of inspirational anthologies as a genre – and watched it grow to a billion dollar market.
It seems that many of us have learned the art of not fully feeling what we feel.
by Stephenie Zamora: It starts as a tiny whisper in your mind… “This relationship isn’t right for me.” “I don’t belong here.” “This job doesn’t nourish my soul.” “I deserve better.” “I want more.”
Adyashanti: What is your relationship to that endless stream of thoughts in your head? Do you take them to be yours? Do you believe your thoughts
by Kino MacGregor: Awakening and enlightenment are two of the most objectified and misunderstood signposts along the spiritual path.
By Angela Haupt for U.S. News Health: The deepest wounds feel like they’ll last a lifetime; The absent mother who robbed you of the mother-daughter bond you craved and deserved.
by Lewis Richmond: Mara is the master illusionist of Buddhism. He/she appears before Siddhartha the Buddha-to-be, who is sitting under the Bo tree on the verge of his final enlightenment, to co-opt and destroy Siddhartha’s spiritual quest.
by Ed and Deb Shapiro: Have you ever felt as if your mind was driving you crazy? Does the ch:atter in your head go on endlessly?