For your entertainment and enlightenment, here are eight links to eight articles about the eight steps of the Eightfold Path. Which are actually not linear steps at all, but rather eight aspects to cultivate on the path toward full liberation.
“What supports moving away from suffering and toward freedom from suffering?”
Right view is the beginning and the end of the path; it simply means to see reality as it is.
The vast volumes of Buddhist philosophy can be boiled down to two words: Let Go. The practice of meditation increases our awareness and equanimity. Awareness of what, exactly? CLINGING!
Bodhicitta is the authentic mind and open heart of a Bodhisattva, a peaceful warrior whose “weapons” are compassion, presence, wisdom and equanimity. In practical terms, a Bodhisattva recognizes the interconnectedness of all beings — the truth that we are all the same despite our outward differences in appearance and personality. No matter how difficult or… Continue reading A new year for practice, service and love.