BONUS The Power of Sadhanas & Arising Yoga

By on January 21st, 2022

We hope you enjoy this soundbite from Doug ‘Qapel’ Duncan and Catherine Pawasarat Sensei on how arising yoga sadhana practice can help us move to more responsive and liberating planetary models of being.   If you are interested in learning more by doing a deep dive...

Beyond the Cushion: Bringing Monastic Life to the Modern World

By on January 14th, 2022

In today’s talk, taken from their course Beyond the Cushion delivered in the early days of the pandemic, Doug Qapel Duncan and Catherine Pawasarat Sensei explore the idea of the modern monastery. They explain what traditional aspects of the monastic model are being...

BONUS Setting Intentions: Where Will Your Refuge Be This Year?

By on January 7th, 2022

In this soundbite taken from his Enlightened Archetypes talk, Doug Qapel Duncan outlines the three levels of refuge. For many of us, just getting to the point where we are taking refuge in the buddha, dharma and sangha can feel like our biggest challenge, but it is...

The Program That‘s Running: Introducing Archetypes

By on December 10th, 2021

In today’s talk, Doug Qapel Duncan introduces the topic of archetypes. He gives an overview of what archetypes are, how they operate in our lives and explains how to harness their power by making them conscious. In the talk, Qapel touches on the topic of refuge and...

BONUS The 3 Types of Absorption in Samatha Practice

By on December 3rd, 2021

We hope you enjoy this soundbite from Doug ‘Qapel’ Duncan on the three forms of meditative absorption: kamma samadhi, upacara samadhi & appana samadhi.    If you are looking to incorporate more activities into your life to support contemplation and introspection,...