I'm pleased to present another post from my dear friend Katy Brennan. Katy is a writer and a dharma teacher in the New Kadampa tradition, which is also known as Modern Kadampa Buddhism. As we pass the grim milestone of 100,000 deaths from COVID-19 in this country and over 350,000 worldwide, it now does feel …
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.
My friend Venerable Benkong took this photo of a lotus pond last year in Beijing's Haidian district. Photo © Venerable Benkong, 2019
This gorgeous golden Tara is located on the grounds of the Giant Seated Buddha on a hill overlooking Thimphu in the kingdom of Bhutan. Many thanks to my friend Barry Fahrer for sharing this photo with my readers. Photo © Barry Fahrer 2019
May the actions that I take toward the good,toward understanding myself,toward being more peaceful,be of benefit to all beings everywhere. Sharon Salzberg I feel so blessed to be able to share another of Barry Fahrer's gorgeous photos with my readers. Thimphu, BhutanPhoto © Barry Fahrer 2019
Dear readers, Buddha Groove just published my article, Faith without God -- a Buddhist Perspective, on Balance, their blog on all things spiritual. I'm interested to hear your thoughts. Please add your comments below.