Discover the shamanic and spiritual roots of Kyoto’s Gion Festival, in an interview with Dharma Teacher and author Catherine Pawasarat.
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...
Money, sexuality and power/control are three major unconscious forces in the psyche. They lead us down shadow alleys and unhealthy patterning. Here’s how to work with them – step back from the stage and enjoy the play.
Our shadow material blocks the proper functioning of our chakras. Discover why it is so important to integrate the shadow and liberate the chakras on the path of enlightenment.
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:
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:
Do you want to live in a thriving, conscious community that values people, spiritual growth and care for the earth? Here are five tips that you can apply.
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, 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.