Mindfulness for 30min within the isolation of a meditation session is like taking a pill in the morning to deal with stress. It’s more than that …… it’s delusional! Harsh? Yes, but a truism unless you tackle the underlying cause… Read More ›
Senryu #17 Generational Contradiction
Save the planet, don’t buy a new iPhone, X-Box, TV, iPad, Laptop, washing machine, dishwasher ……. are the youth of today listening or merely virtue signalling? “Both by precept and example we must show that true freedom is to be… Read More ›
Be mindful today #23 Reorder Your Life!
Today’s mindfulness quote combines FOUR essentials of Buddhism and Buddha’s Eightfold Path to improve our lives. First is the issue of morality and living a life guided by the Five Precepts. This is the foundation for mindfulness which can be… Read More ›
Be Mindful Today: #19 The crucial role of ethics
“Most Westerners drawn to the Buddha’s teachings are well-educated sorts with a post-Darwinian cultural outlook that regards moral values as largely arbitrary. This orientation, combined with the doctrineless influence that Zen has had on the West, has left many to… Read More ›
Be Mindful Today: #14 Meditation without Morality?
How many people reading this blog do a little meditation each day, weekly, or just now and again? Does it make you feel good during your mediation, for some time afterwards or not at all? I guess this is sounding… Read More ›
Buddha’s Words: #10 Instant Karma
Today’s post sheds a little light on Buddha’s words from The Dhammapada chapter 10 which is all about negative and instant Karma. Popular definitions and beliefs in Karma include expressions such as “what goes round comes round” or ” it… Read More ›
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