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Meditation in Action: Check your State

Meditation in Action: Check your State

The question is always with us, what happens when we get back to our busy, complex and challenging daily lives? Doug and Catherine Sensei share the importance of ongoing practice in the form of ‘awakening in action’ or karma yoga.

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The Times They Are A-Changin’: Are You With Us? (Part 2)

The Times They Are A-Changin’: Are You With Us? (Part 2)

In this vision setting blog post, Doug & Catherine Sensei, invite their students and spiritual community to join them on a path of Awakening in Action. They explain why and how our approaches to practicing Dharma must adapt to the times to continue to be effective for liberation. They articulate a path that encompasses sangha, karma yoga, dharma training and dana as vital components for speedy unfoldment, in the context of our busy modern lives.

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The Times They Are A-Changin’: Are You With Us? (Part 1)

The Times They Are A-Changin’: Are You With Us? (Part 1)

Just 10 years ago this teaching was more focused around meditation and individual therapy, and more yogic, that is, dependent on the student-teacher relationships wherever in the world that might be happening. We’ve seen our focus shift to embracing sangha-centered karma yoga and dharma training as key elements of our path.

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Mahamudra: The Interplay of Body and Mind

Mahamudra: The Interplay of Body and Mind

Mahamudra masters have compared the events of our body/mind to a rainbow, a mirage, a dream, a dewdrop in the sun and the like. These events – thoughts, feelings and sensations – seem so real because they are habitual and repetitive. Mahamudra lets us see them for what they are: “the play of the mind.”

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