With patience, we train our wild mind to prefer peace, stillness, and the subtle, exquisite joy found in meditation. With intentionality, we exit the sensual world and uncover the wondrous pleasures hidden beneath the surface of our turbulent mind.
Counterintuitive as it may seem, opening to physical and emotional distress reduces misery in the present as well as the future. Please see the February 8, 2021 guided meditation which accompanies this talk (The readings came from Ajahn Brahm’s book, “Who...
We don’t have to suffer with intense, hurtful, or divisive emotions. We always have the option of choosing peace and infusing harmony into any circumstance.
Restlessness of mind can be a deeply set hindrance on our path to Nirvana. Developing strategies to dismantle this uncomfortable state helps settle the mind and supports concentration in our meditation practice.