Helen Beckman

drawing of a monkey with tar on its paws for a story on how to train your monkey mind

Magazine Meditation & Practice

A Glob of Tar

Even though we practice, we continue to fall for pleasant feelings. Feelings are illusory on many levels. We don’t realize that they’re changeable and unreliable. Instead of offering pleasure, they offer us nothing but stress—yet we’re still addicted to them. This business of feeling is a very subtle matter. Please try to contemplate it carefully, […]

By Upasika Kee Nanayon, Illustrations by Helen Beckman
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