Become Fearless: Taming the Monsters in Your Closet

By on January 24th, 2020

In this talk Doug and Catherine discuss the topic of ‘monsters in the closet’, a.k.a. the shadow. They look at how the ego is formed through early trauma, and how it calcifies through additional conditioning via the family and society-at-large, creating areas in...

Cultivating Patience: The Ksanti Parami

By on January 17th, 2020

Welcome to this Dharma If You Dare Bonus Episode. We hope you enjoy this soundbite from Doug Duncan and Catherine Pawasarat on the third of the 6 Paramis: Ksanti, usually translated as ‘patience’. If the paramis are new to you, you can hear an introduction and...

Ask Impossible Questions: Accessing True Creativity

By on January 10th, 2020

In this talk from their 2019 online course Riding the Dragon, Doug Duncan and Catherine Pawasarat discuss how to free ourselves from “the B Movie of our lives”, the flat storylines caused by our attachment to the familiar. They explain that when the ego is seen...

BONUS Perfecting Our Morality: The Sila Parami

By on January 3rd, 2020

We hope you enjoy this soundbite from Doug Duncan and Catherine Pawasarat on the second of the 6 paramis, sila, usually translated as ‘ethics’ or ‘morality’. If the paramis are new to you, you can hear an introduction and overview to the topic by finding Season...

BONUS Practicing Generosity: The Dana Parami

By on December 27th, 2019

We hope you enjoy this soundbite from Doug Duncan and Catherine Pawasarat on the first of the 6 paramis, dana, usually translated as ‘generosity’. If the paramis are new to you, you can hear an introduction and overview to the topic by finding Season 3 Episode 4...