In Tibetan Buddhism, there are three simple instructions which are used as a guide when beginning to meditate.
Today, take a minute to reflect on the hidden beauty of the world you live in and the life you live. What a gift! To be able to observe the seemingly minutiae of life and elevate it to the profound
Originally published on Art of Dharma. Written by Claire Spencer, Edited by Omatara James. I’m guessing that at some point in your life you have heard the saying, “the glass is half-full” and you probably know someone whose glass is always half empty (which is another story entirely). This expression is such a simple way to … Continue reading Moment of Mindfulness: Perspective
Why do we focus on the breath for meditation? It's interesting isn't it, that the one thing we can all do automatically, from the moment we are born, is also, somehow the one thing we forget that links us as humans later in life. Each breath we take is the difference between life and death, … Continue reading Moment of #mindfulness: Breath is life
Today in class, Teacher Tamkey spoke of abandoning the self-cherishing attitude to make way for “wisdom in giving”. When we speak of self-cherishing, really we are talking about the focus of modern society, where the individual and their rights are placed above the needs and desires of others. It is a mindset that places “I” … Continue reading Moment of #mindfulness: There is #wisdom in giving