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On Taking Pictures #186: Little Blips of Satisfaction November 17, 2015 at 11:00AM • 1 hour 22 minutes This week, we begin with a warm thank you to everyone who made it out to the DC meetup. It was really terrific to get to meet you all and we will definitely be doing more of these. The big discussion centers around a question from a listener who asked whether talking so much affects the doing—and both the quality and quantity of what we actually are able to ship.
Ngöndro Practices & Commentaries Deutsch Nederlands English Español Français Italiano Português བོད་ཡིག Translations Indian Masters Tibetan Masters Topics Tibetan Texts Home News Donations About Us Search Links Shambhala Training Shambhala Training is a secular approach to meditation developed by Tibetan Buddhist teacher Chogyam Trungpa and his students. It is based on what Trungpa calls Shambhala Vision, which sees enlightened society as not purely mythical, but as realizable by people of all faiths through practices of mindfulness/awareness, non-aggression, and sacred outlook. He writes: The Shambhala Training teachings cover art, society, and politics and the goal of creating an enlightened society. That goal is presented as not solely a social and political process, but one requiring individuals to develop an awareness of the basic goodness and inherent dignity of themselves, of others, and of the everyday details of the world around them. This is facilitated by cultivating gentleness and bravery.
Tonglen - Taking and Sending Meditation, Thrangu Rinpoche TongLen is a meditation done in conjunction with one's breathing, and in relation to one's parents, friends and enemies, to all beings gathered around oneself. As one breathes out, imagine that with the exhalation out goes all one's happiness and all the causes of happiness, all the good karma that one has, in the form of white light rays. These light rays go out to all beings to touch them, so that they obtain present temporary happiness and the cause for the ultimate happiness of buddhahood. With inhalation one imagines that all the suffering, the causes of suffering and the bad karma that beings have are drawn into oneself with the incoming breath, in the form of black light rays. These black rays enter and merge into oneself, so one thinks that one has taken on the suffering of all other beings. Thus this Sending & Taking meditation involves giving away happiness and taking on suffering, in combination with one's breathing.
Latest in Paleo #147: Face to Face November 12, 2015 at 10:00PM • 1 hour 35 minutes In this episode's News & Views, we look at a study that says junk food's not so bad; another study that says sugar is toxic; and a disturbing report that shows mortality rates are on the rise for middle-aged white Americans. In the Shinrin-yoku segment, we look at stats about how much time kids are spending in nature. Our Moment of Paleo is about expectations.
5 Tibetans Energy Rejuvenation Exercises We've been practicing, teaching and recommending the 5 Tibetan Energy Rejuvenation Exercises since 1998. You can do the whole routine in 15 minutes and only need enough floor space for your body while laying down and enough air space for your arms to be outstretched. The 5 Tibetans represent a great way to keep your body in shape when you have limited time for a physical workout or limited space for a complete yoga routine. You can easily do the exercises in the space at the foot of the bed in most hotel rooms. We use the 5 Tibetans as a warm up for our morning yoga or body workout. How do I begin to benefit from the 5 Tibetans?