Taming the Wild Mind

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.

Talk 3: Highest and Most Sublime Emotion

Our happiness does not have to be dependent on changing phenomena. Through the work of observing and training our mind, we can achieve the freedom of equanimity, considered one of the Ten Perfections in Buddhism.

The Vital Role of Tranquility in Awakening

If allowed to settle into stillness, even the most turbulent body of water becomes clear. Developing this kind of tranquility in our mind provides clarity and supports the work of deepening our meditation practice. Lovingly examining the state of our mind during the...