Episode 21: In this teaching, Anne Klein/Lama Rigzin Drolma connects refuge and compassion. We have to know what suffering is in order to seek genuine refuge from it, and when we recognize our own suffering, that connects us with the suffering of all others.
This episode of “UVA Medical Center Hour” is a presentation by the DOPS (Department of Perceptual Studies) researchers at the University of Virginia, in which four faculty members present their work on cases of the reincarnation type (CORTs), near death experiences (NDEs), using meditative practices to cultivate extraordinary capacities, and the mission and history of […]
Here’s the schedule of the books we’ll be discussing over the next year. Join us after meditation on the following Sundays in the Community Room for fellowship and facilitated conversation about this fascinating topic. (Click the book title links to see their Amazon.com listings. And don’t forget to use smile.amazon.com to make sure your purchase […]
Episode 20: Harvey Aronson/Lama Namgyal Dorje discusses refuge as a basic practice that informs the most profound practices, allowing us to apprentice to teachers (the Buddha or Guru Rinpoche) who have figured out better ways to cope with suffering. The practice of taking refuge involves body, speech, and mind resonating with the imagined field of […]