The Ego: A Necessary Brat

The Ego: A Necessary Brat

 The Ego: A Necessary Brat ,,12July, 2020by Doug Duncan Sensei Edited by Catherine Pawasarat and Andy RogersThe Ego: A Necessary Brat Most of us cherish our independence and our freedom to decide our own values, goals, and other life choices. At the same time we want...

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Guardians Against Epidemics: Blessings from Retreat

Guardians Against Epidemics: Blessings from Retreat

From her month long writing retreat on the Gion Festival, Dharma Teacher Catherine Pawasarat Sensei shares her insights and blessings amidst the COVID-19 outbreak.

She shares how the festival started 1,150 years ago in Japan as a ritual to overcome plague, and the importance of balance in our lives. Read more here:

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What an Amazing Life: COVID-19

What an Amazing Life: COVID-19

From the Dharma perspective, this time of COVID-19 is a wake up call. Perhaps it gives us an opportunity to rethink how we live and orientate in our world.

Click below to read Dharma Teacher Doug Duncan Sensei’s thoughts on how we can find some sanity and perspective in this time of uncertainty:

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Buddha Nature: Mirror-Like Consciousness

Buddha Nature: Mirror-Like Consciousness

Buddha Nature, the transcendent experience, in itself has no distinguishing qualities. “With words it cannot be described, but without words it can’t be expressed” is how Daoists shared this concept.

To experience Buddha Nature, how must you focus your energy? How can you discover something that has the quality of having no qualities?

Read about mirror like consciousness, in this new excerpt from live teachings by Doug and Catherine Sensei:

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Seed, Stalk and Flower: Be Master of Your Fate

Seed, Stalk and Flower: Be Master of Your Fate

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‘Seed, Stalk, Flower: Be the Master of Your Fate’ – One of the oldest meditations is on seed, stalk and flower. Where your attention goes, what your mind is on about, what your aspiration is, will determine what kind of flower (karma) you have.

Read about how to be master of your fate in this new blog article from Dharma Teachers Doug Duncan & Catherine Pawasarat Sensei.

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