Episode 5: In this teaching, Harvey Aronson/Lama Namgyal Dorje reminds us that our habitual patterns, while they may color our perceptions of the world, are not our deepest nature. Cultivating equanimity gives us a way to let go of our stories about the goodness of some people and the badness of others and engage evenly–but […]
Episode 4: In this meditation, Harvey guides us through a variation on a classical meditation on equanimity, first reflecting on a neutral person as someone who wants to be happy and who’s also acted harmfully toward their enemies. Then we bring to mind a person close to us and consider that they could have been an enemy; we […]
Episode 3: Anne weaves her teachings on equanimity around students’ questions following our meditation on equanimity.
Episode 2: Anne guides this meditation beginning with bringing awareness to the body and opening to the blessings available to us. Then she leads us through an exploration of our reactivity and how familiar it feels, leading to reflections on the way all beings want happiness and closing with invoking the image of the earth dakini […]