Our work sharing the teachings of universal unfoldment often takes us to foreign countries, some of which may be described by the industrialised world as ‘developing’. We used to call them ‘primitive’ but as our cultures evolved we’ve had the sense to realize that was too condescending; ‘developing’ is an improvement and no doubt an […]
An Interview with Dharma Teacher Achariya Doug Duncan on Exploring, Transcending, Surrendering & Awakening. Article by Brendan Joseph Ries, as Published in the Kyoto Journal Online Magazine, February 2014. Click to download Moving into the stream. Thanks to the wonderful Kyoto Journal for permission to use the article.
Doug Duncan speaks about how mindfully working with others can bring consciousness to areas that are not accessible through sitting meditation. ) Click for More Videos featuring Doug Duncan and Catherine Pawasarat.
In this video, Catherine Pawasarat discusses the continually-evolving nature of awakening. She introduces the idea of the ‘Virtual Monastery’ as a model for facilitating the process of deepening our awakening at times when we are unable to be present with the teachers. Click for More Videos featuring Doug Duncan and Catherine Pawasarat.
Dharma Teachers Doug Duncan and Catherine Pawasarat were interviewed by the wonderful Farah on Drishti Point Radio in October 2013. They talked about pushing the boundaries for our spiritual liberation and other core messages highlighted in Doug’s new book “Dharma if You Dare”. A big thank you to Farah at Drishti Point for being a […]
It’s very illuminating to write one’s personal constitution. Here’s how. What would we put in it? Do our ideals match our actions in our day-to-day lives?
This is the billion-dollar question, one that defies words. What we can say is this: central to the experience of awakening is a way of experiencing life that completely transcends the usual. Most people believe that Christ realization, Buddhist awakening, and the paths of the shaman are different, and perhaps this is true. However, the […]
Quantum physics as well as tradition Buddhist philosophy teach us that nothing in the universe remains the same for even a second. Thus we know that everything we hold and cherish will also pass on and out of our lives, if only at death. This may feel frightening initially, but acceptance allows us to enter […]
I dream, I hope, I work, I love, I play, I dream, I eat. These verbs are all about me. Working, hoping, dreaming, loving, eating all continue, even when there is no ‘me’. Who is this ‘me’? Or is it a what? Is ‘me’ a person, a thing, an idea, a feeling? It’s all of […]
When you wake up in the morning you leave behind one world — the dreaming world — and find yourself in another world — waking life. These two worlds or states share similarities. In Tibetan Buddhism they’re two of six states termed ‘bardos’, or ‘in-between states’. Sensing, emotion and thoughts exist in both. When we […]