Feeding Positivity in a World of Negativity With all the negativity in our ‘crisis news network’ style culture, it can be hard to stay positive. If we’re eating a lot of negativity in the news, on social media, in entertainment, then that’s what we become. Luckily it’s in our human nature to magnetize to positivity, and […]
Want to live your most beautiful life? Dharma Teachers Doug & Catherine Sensei often talk about ‘becoming a work of art’. In this video, they explain what that means and the role of the six ‘paramis’ or perfections.
To come to terms with the relationships in our lives we need to come to terms with ‘aloneness’. How can we grow more content alone and together?
At some point every serious spiritual seeker asks the profound question: how does true transformative change come about? In this video, Doug Duncan Sensei shares how we need to begin with structural change at the core of our being.
This video of Doug & Catherine Sensei describes how to use mantra to overcome negative thoughts. It was filmed live during a public talk on April 20, 2017, at Watkins Books in London. When we catch ourselves thinking negative thoughts, how can we move through them? The purpose of mantra is to occupy our senses, […]
What is tantra? How does it work? In this video, Doug & Catherine describe how tantra is a meditation practice that takes us beyond our fears and habits.
The present – the here-and-now – is a wonderful toy. But we have to get out of the burning house to untie the ribbon, tear off the pretty paper, and open the box! Doug shares how we can do this, and enjoy doing it, during our busy modern lives. Nothing less than spiritual awakening is the inevitable result. This video was filmed live at Watkins Books, London’s oldest estoeric bookshop.
Dharma Teachers Doug Duncan and Catherine Pawasarat are asked in this video what expectations they have of committed students, what expectations a student should have of a Dharma teacher, and what they recommend if someone is interested in studying with them.
Is ‘striving’ to awaken just another form of ego clinging? Why work to awaken if the human collective is already waking up? Dharma Teachers Doug Duncan and Catherine Pawasarat share their insights on these important questions.
Dharma Teachers Doug Duncan and Catherine Pawasarat share about the types of meditation they teach. They also share their thoughts on the challenges that Westerners face in seeking awakening – particularly lack of depth and shallowness of practice.