Becoming a Work of Art with the Pāramīs

Becoming a Work of Art with the Pāramīs

By and on September 8th, 2019

This month’s Enlighten-Up is a special live class that was broadcasted from Dharma Hub Calgary on how to go beyond simple mindfulness and truly become a work of art. Join Dharma Teachers Doug and Catherine Sensei to explore six aspects of consciousness that have...

Perfect Generosity [4:02]

By on March 20th, 2018

Perfect generosity and all the paramis follow In this podcast, Achariya Doug Duncan and Catherine Pawasarat Sensei expand on the six perfections (Paramis) of Generosity, Discipline, Acceptance, Effort, Concentration, Insight and share “If you can perfect generosity,...
Opening to Generosity, Again

Opening to Generosity, Again

By on February 17th, 2018

One of the things that drew me to Buddhism is also one of its most frustrating aspects.  We are asked to look into each experience itself and see what it has to teach us. We aren’t supposed to just blindly follow the Buddha or living spiritual teachers.  We are...

Why Practice the Paramis? (Part 2 of 2)

By on October 5th, 2013

Paralyzed and Free! A quadriplegic man in the hospital for 25 years sees the spaciousness through which all manifestations can arise, including the mind. Was no longer obsessed with the arisings. — Part two of the “Why Practice the Paramis?” podcast...

Why Practice the Paramis? (Part 1 of 2)

By on August 23rd, 2013

The paramis are qualities of character or “perfections” of heart and mind that can be developed to support the path of awakening–practices that develop wholesome activity, growth, and enlightenment. “It is so clear that the Teaching is the only...