The great Soto Zen ancestor, Dogen Zenji, shared Buddha’s Mahaparinirvana Sutra, the last teaching that the Buddha gave before he died. “The Eight Awarenesses of the Awakened Being” are realizations that are available to us all and they are especially helpful in our practice of recovery from addiction. Even if we are not engaged directly […]
In this talk, Lama Karma presents equanimity as a facet of primordial wisdom, and the basis for an authentic response to the challenges we face both personally and as a global community.
You could say, “I’m giving attention to my breath,” or “I’m giving attention to painting the windows,” but it’s equally, “I’m learning how to love this in-breath, learning how to love this brushstroke.” The practice of attention is learning how to love.