Tag: Authentic Self

Badass Buddha vs. Bystander Buddha

"There are two mistakes one can make along the road to truth: Not going all the way, and not starting." ~ Unknown As with most...

Embracing Vicissitude: On Greater and Lesser Pains

"We don't so much solve our problems as we outgrow them. We add capacities and experiences that eventually make us bigger than the problems."...

5 Ways to Align with Your Inner Power

"Even if you achieve your outer purpose, it will never satisfy you if you haven't achieved your inner purpose, which is awakening, being present,...

The Art of Losing Control: The Power of Ecstatic Experience

"To be modern is to let imagination and invention do a lot of the work once done by tradition and ritual." ~ Adam Gopnik Some...

3 Stepping Stones to Get Back in the Groove

Two kids, mortgage, an unsteady income, no savings and yet life is beautiful. It is because, every time I have hit rock bottom, I...

7 Methods to Enrich Your Meditative Practice

"One thing: you have to walk, and create the way by your walking; you will not find a ready-made path. It is not so...

3 Places to Look for Prosperity and Get in the Flow

“The river is everywhere.” ~ Hermann Hesse, Siddhartha The word prosperity has confused me for some time now. However, I have come to the conclusion...

Who Am I?: The First Step to Being Seen is Seeing Yourself

We all wear masks, it’s part of being human. We put on the costume of the role we think we need to play —...

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A Look at the Powerful Practice of Walking Meditation

 “The mind can go in a thousand directions, but...

Why do We Fear Death?

“A man who thinks that death is the enemy...

7 Signs Your Chakras are Out of Balance

“Meditation is nothing but withdrawing all the barriers; thoughts,...

7 Pitfalls on the Path to Enlightenment

Ah, enlightenment… So motivating. So inspiring. So misunderstood. Exasperatingly...

Why We Keep Making Decisions We Know Are Bad For Us

"Forgive yourself for not being at peace. The moment...

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7 Buddhist Koans and Their Meanings

Buddhist koans also called Zen Koans are a guiding light in the darkness of life. They have been used for centuries by Zen teachers...