Featured Articles and Journals: four immeasurables

November 8, 2014
On Election Day, I was doing a practice of mudita, appreciative or empathetic joy. Like in metta practice, you choose a neutral person, a loved one, and an irritating person. In this case, you look to feel happiness in their happiness, taking joy in...
Activism and Politics, Buddhism, Meditation Practice     Link
September 19, 2011
  Ironically, what fuels all of our misery-inducing behaviors is an underlying desire for happiness. All of us wish to be safe, to be happy, to be healthy, and to have an easeful life experience. Even those people that seem bent on making...
Buddhism     Link
April 11, 2011
  Sometimes I learn how to cultivate a positive quality by witnessing how it’s polar opposite gets played out either by myself or people around me. Lately I’ve had the opportunity to work with cultivating equanimity,...
Activism and Politics     Link
April 6, 2011
"By cultivating an attitude of friendship toward those who are happy, compassion toward those in distress; joy toward those who are virtuous, and equanimity toward those who are unvirtuous, lucidity arises in the mind."  Yoga Sutra...
Meditation Practice     Comment (5)     Link
March 20, 2011
If we're placing our attention on basketball, can we still be practicing? How college basketball can show us our perfect heart.  
Buddhism     Link

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