Creativity in the Time of Corona

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 …

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Touch of Grey*

“It’s very simple. As you grow, you learn more. If you stayed at twenty-two, you’d always be as ignorant as you were at twenty-two. Aging is not just decay, you know. It’s growth. It’s more than the negative that you’re going to die, it’s also the positive that you understand you’re going to die, and …

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I died. Then I went to Starbucks.

“He is terribly afraid of dying because he hasn’t yet lived.”  ― Franz Kafka On Saturday, March 2, Kadam Morten Clausen, Resident Teacher at at Kadampa Meditation Center New York City taught a couple hundred people, including yours truly, how to die. Oh, yeah! Those Buddhists sure know how to have a good time! As if …

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