The Causes of Happines

One way of understanding the dhamma is to realize that happiness is not a matter of accident or luck. We don’t have to perform rituals or offer up sacrifices as they assumed was necessary thousands of years ago or cross our fingers and hope for the best. Rather, a...

Developing Safe Pleasures

As we abandon more commonplace pleasures and entertainments, we discover far richer, more refined, subtle, enduring, and reliable pleasures.

Tranquility Retreat

Tranquility: Being the calm in the middle of a storm Buddhism has many lists. The seven factors of enlightenment make up one of the most significant groupings. Tranquility is found here and is positioned before concentration and equanimity. What the placement on this...