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From the Buddhist Contemplative Care for End of Life Speakers Series Learn about the fascinating life, death and rebirth process, or bardos, from the Vajrayana Buddhist perspective. Doug Duncan Sensei and Catherine Pawasarat Sensei were guest speakers at the Buddhist...
Rebirth vs Reincarnation - What's the Difference? From a Buddhist perspective, death is a temporary end to a temporary process. Energy is neither created nor destroyed - it is always in flux, changing forms. When it comes to rebirth vs reincarnation you can think of...
Some spiritual traditions––including the one I've practiced for over 20 years––include practices that regularly remind us of death, and how to prepare for death. Such reminders help us keep in mind how precious this life is. They help us to stay in the present moment,...
Change yourself to change the world. By practicing insight meditation we look deeply at the nature of our conditioned struggle and we begin to understand the solution – the ability to choose a better state of mind, at will.
What is the difference between mindfulness and meditation? While they may be related, they are not the same thing. With mindfulness, the ego still remains in place. With meditation you witness the mind that witnesses the phenomenon.
Would you like to find peace in a F’d up World?
Thankfully, there are time tested spiritual tools you can practice for transformation and wisdom. Watch this video to hear Doug and Catherine Sensei share their thoughts on why we struggle and what we can do to find true peace:
How do we want to wake up? We do this by meditating on the Common Foundations – Four Thoughts that Turn the Mind from Samsara to Nirvana.
Want to get more motivated on your spiritual path? Watch this video to hear Doug and Catherine Sensei describe four undeniable reasons to wake up:
How do we realize our true nature? By seeing through the illusion of a separate self. In this video, Doug Duncan shares the essence of the Diamond Sutra, (which he and Catherine Sensei will also be teaching on in January 2020).
Watch the video to discover how to find ‘naked’ awareness behind the ‘clothing’ of self identity:
Carl Jung stated the shadow to be the unknown dark side of the personality.
What does the Shadow have to do with spiritual awakening? A lot.
Find out what Dharma Teachers Doug and Catherine Sensei say about the Shadow from a meditation and Dharma perspective. Watch their re-published Enlighten-Up livestream video below: