Meditations from the Western spiritual traditions are creative and imaginative. In this video Doug Duncan and Catherine Pawasarat share about the Western Mysteries and why Star Group and Western meditations are so powerful.
Embarking on the Hero’s Journey Entering into the journey of self-exploration calls for a hero. In studying the Western Mysteries, this journey is called the hero’s journey. “To will, to know, to dare and to be silent”, therein lie the instructions for this particular path of waking up and going past yourself. It is not […]
Do you suffer from money worries? Learn how you can use basic Buddhist principles to conquer your money woes once and for all. It’s a solution you would never expect.
Feeding Positivity in a World of Negativity With all the negativity in our ‘crisis news network’ style culture, it can be hard to stay positive. If we’re eating a lot of negativity in the news, on social media, in entertainment, then that’s what we become. Luckily it’s in our human nature to magnetize to positivity, and […]
Want to live your most beautiful life? Dharma Teachers Doug & Catherine Sensei often talk about ‘becoming a work of art’. In this video, they explain what that means and the role of the six ‘paramis’ or perfections.
One of the things that drew me to Buddhism is also one of its most frustrating aspects. We are asked to look into each experience itself and see what it has to teach us. We aren’t supposed to just blindly follow the Buddha or living spiritual teachers. We are meant to investigate and live the […]
To come to terms with the relationships in our lives we need to come to terms with ‘aloneness’. How can we grow more content alone and together?
If you want to really live well, and grow spiritually, embracing community is key. Find out why its so important in this blog post, based on an excerpt from Dharma If You Dare.
Why are you here on planet Earth, here in this body? Is there a desire for awakening? Are you seeking a place where the consciousness is clear, radiant and quiet? Are you desiring a mind that is blissful and spacious at all times? We call that the desire to awaken, your bodhicitta. The Desire to […]
The Mind is Empty Yet Manifests Phenomena The mind in essence is empty. But that doesn’t stop phenomena from happening. The mind is going to manifest phenomena. Surely. Without ceasing. Always. By learning to dive beneath the waves of the phenomena we can find the spaciousness of the ocean. Meditation is the tool we use […]