Lew Richmond teaches “Aging as a Spiritual Practice” from his blog of the same name. He writes:
The first principle of Buddhism is that everything changes, which could also be translated as “everything ages.” The first thing the young Buddha-to-be saw on leaving the palace and entering the town was the wizened face of an old man. For the first time, the young prince Gautama really saw what aging is and realized in a flash that everything we love, including our own body, will not last. Thus his spiritual quest began.
Lew has joined us at the Tricycle Community to introduce you to the practice and to answer your questions. Welcome, Lew!
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