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.
The four deep fears of the ego mean we fixate on objects to shore up solidity in our lives. But if objects don’t really make us happy then what does? The Buddha is offering us a present. To get the present we must come outside of the burning house of the ego and open the box. What we find inside is freedom.
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Doug & Catherine Sensei explain how true personal success originates in spiritual success. While worldly success seems desirable, without spiritual wealth it doesn’t produce sustainable happiness. In the spiritual life we train at recognizing spaciousness, the Clear Sky, and act with skills developed in training from there to serve our communities.
Want to hear about a powerful tool you can use on your quest for freedom? We believe that the combination of Astrology & Dharma powerfully brings together two ancient wisdom traditions– one Eastern, one Western – to help us speed up our unfoldment. Think, “turbo charge.”
What is awakening? From the point of view of the East, awakening is any realization or insight or knowledge that one didn’t have before. The “how” of awakening is the willingness to find out what it is. If you don’t have the aspiration or the motivation you can’t find it. You have to want it and you have to trust that it’s there.
Though the spiritual path can be a long and winding road, some good news is that the only work we really have to do is purification – everything else naturally follows from there. In that sense, our spiritual unfoldment is simple and easily within reach. Here’s how.
Mahamudra masters have compared the events of our body/mind to a rainbow, a mirage, a dream, a dewdrop in the sun and the like. These events – thoughts, feelings and sensations – seem so real because they are habitual and repetitive. Mahamudra lets us see them for what they are: “the play of the mind.”
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 […]