Most of us spend a large percentage of our lives at our workplace. How can my work life really support and contribute to my spiritual growth and vice versa? Guest Dharma writer Duncan Cryle shares his experiences in the Fortune 500 workplace.
How do we bring the path of awakening to our everyday lives? Well the truth is, we need training. We need training on how to bring spacious, blissful, non-clinging awareness into our hectic and busy lives.
In our particular spiritual tradition, the keys to success for karma yoga revolve around staying aware in the present moment, and cultivating the bodhisattva vow: dedicating all of our efforts for the benefit of all beings.
Though difficulties in our life don’t go away, freedom gives us the ability to laugh through them, and still enjoy the journey. No matter what, freedom is always available to us: it resides in our own minds and hearts.
How fortunate we are to live in a time when so many of us are asking, what can I do to support the health of the environment that sustains us? It’s compelling to consider that our minds are the first layer of our environment: our mindstate is the backdrop in which we live, the breath we take and the dreams we see at night. It’s also the setting we share with anyone we connect with.
The ongoing, mapped process of awakening is the ultimate spiritual healing. With awakening, the self is transcended, and thus the troubles of the self, of “me,” “my troubles,” are healed. Though any organism is inherently subject to decay and death, the process of awakening also includes actual physical healing. The agent of the healing is […]
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 […]