Meditation in action

Next step, is to train in any daily activities, with a calm, kind, and clear mind – to mindfully watch our intentions, in whatever we do. It’s a kind of “mental aikido” – mindfulness in action.

Applying the View in daily life is indispensable. Dharma practice has to embrace all activities and conduct – not only when sitting on the cushion – you don’t meditate with your butt. Continue reading Meditation in action

View, meditation and conduct

You are not bound by appearances –
But by grasping at them.
— Tilopa

This is one of the most profound quotes on the nature of mind, and points out the root cause of all our frustrations and sufferings: grasping and holding on to our own thoughts and emotions. Grasping at appearances consists of repeatedly thinking about inner and outer experiences, again and again in endless circles. Continue reading View, meditation and conduct

Welcome

This website is mainly intended for Dharma practitioners who have taken refuge and bodhisattva vows, have received both general and Vajrayana teachings. If you are new to buddhism, you are still welcome to read on – just keep this in mind: If it makes sense to you, please put it into practice!
If not, please forget it … Continue reading Welcome