One of my beloved dharma teachers, Katy Brennan, leads a lunchtime meditation every Thursday at the Kadampa Meditation Center NYC. Because of the pandemic, she now conducts her class via live streaming video. She sent the following dharma thoughts to her core students prior to today's class. It's so beautifully written (no surprise, since Katy …
My article, Six Steps to Transforming Self-Quarantine into a Spiritual Retreat, appeared on Balance, Buddha Groove's blog. I hope that it brings you some peace. Feel free to share.
Photo © Barry Fahrer 2020
Photo © Barry Fahrer 2020Location: Grace Episcopal Church, Manhattan
Many thanks to my friend Barry Fahrer for sharing this photo with my readers. Photo © Barry Fahrer 2020
I originally published the following article on February 3, 2019. The COVID-19 pandemic feels a lot like a zombie apocalypse, sans zombies. Much of the nation is already experiencing hoarding, a selfish "I must buy all the stuff so me and mine will be okay. To hell with everyone else." attitude. Teens still flocked to …
My friend Venerable Benkong took this photo of a lotus pond last year in Beijing's Haidian district. Photo © Venerable Benkong, 2019