Dharma Teachings, Sakyong and Family - 2014-07-28 - 2 comments
photosTeaching by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche If there’s a rock in your path, you have to move it, go around it, or climb ... continue
guest article by Acharya Noel McLellan
Gentleness is nice and all, but it’s a tough world out there. We can’t always live in a protected world of soft things, kind people, and the sounds of running water. There are harsh realities in this world. Some parents choose to send their children to tough schools for this reason, to acclimate them to the hard side of things.
I’ve heard that in some Inuit societies young children are allowed to handle sharp knives, despite the likelihood of getting cut. The use of knives is such a basic element of everyday life, that learning to handle and respect them early, through experiential education, is the norm. Continue…
Back in February, the Sakyong and Michele Moses from Runner’s World got together to talk about running, meditation, and deepening our experience of life. The article and video have just been published. In the article, the Sakyong discusses the relationship between running and meditation. He talks about the challenges, effort and the joy of running. As he says, “You have to pay attention to what you feel, aches and pains, inspiration and all of that self-reflection. Running is about awareness, staying ... continue