May You Be Happy and Peaceful

May You Be Happy and Peaceful

If you’ve done loving kindness practice for a while, you have probably discovered at least one of its secrets. Metta (the Pali word for loving kindness) is a transformational practice, not for others, but for oneself. A friend and I were talking particularly about sending good wishes to a difficult person as part of the formal practice. This must be done with no hope or expectation that the difficult person will change.

Announcing Half-Day Workshop with Santikaro

Maintaining a steady & deepening daily meditation practice is a worthy New Year's resolution. Doing so can involve renewing commitment, finding new inspirations, and tweaking practices to better serve our current needs. This Saturday (January 20th) half-day workshop will support such aims with body, heart, and cognitive-oriented practices and an experiential format of guided practices, followed by explanations and clarification of questions. Learn more....