Can't Stand Meditation? This Technique is For You. A consistent meditation practice is a struggle for even the most experienced of meditators. For some reason it’s difficult to bring yourself to sit down and quiet the mind despite knowing that it’s the best thing for you. I was talking about this phenomenon with my good friend Phil Drolet of The Feel Good Lifestyle and he replied with a novel solution.
The Art of Living: Vipassana Meditation The following text is based upon a talk given by Mr. S.N. Goenka in Berne, Switzerland. Everyone seeks peace and harmony, because this is what we lack in our lives. Dealing with Disturbing Emotions: Attachment Alexander BerzinRiga, Latvia, July 2004 Unedited Transcript Listen to the audio version of this page (1:10 hours): Download the audio file This evening we’re going to be speaking about how to deal with our disturbing emotions.
Japanese Zen Buddhist Philosophy 1. The Meaning of the Term Zen The designation of this school of the Buddha-Way as Zen, which means sitting meditation, is derived from a transliteration of the Chinese word Chán. For Further Reading: Culture and Conflict A supplement to the May 2012 issue of WLT: further reading on Iran, Iraq, and Palestine. Iran Simin Daneshvar, Savushun: A Novel about Modern Iran, tr. M. Look Into Your Mind “Zen does not confuse spirituality with thinking about God while one is peeling potatoes. Zen spirituality is just to peel the potatoes.” - Alan Watts Tweet I am a guest here, so I’ll start with this.
The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying In his foreword to the book, the 14th Dalai Lama says: In this timely book, Sogyal Rinpoche focuses on how to understand the true meaning of life, how to accept death, and how to help the dying, and the dead...Death and dying provide a meeting point between the Tibetan Buddhist and modern scientific traditions. I believe both have a great deal to contribute to each other on the level of understanding and practical benefit. Sogyal Rinpoche is particularly well placed to facilitate this meeting; having been born and brought up in the Tibetan tradition, he has received instructions from some of our greatest Lamas. Mahatanhasankhaya Sutta: The Greater Craving-Destruction Discourse This sutta teaches how to understand the relationship of consciousness to rebirth in a way that helps put an end to rebirth. Although the Buddha never used any word corresponding to "rebirth" in his teachings, he did describe birth as a process following on death again and again as long as the appropriate conditions are present. In other words, even though he didn't use the word "rebirth," his teachings on birth are teachings on repeated birth: how it happens, how it inherently involves suffering and stress, and how it can be brought to an end. The idea that death can be followed by birth was not universally accepted in India in the Buddha's time.
Buddhism Vaults : Dalai Lama's Heart Sutra Talk, May 2001, SF Bay Area, California, Day 1 of 3. by Dave Evans Day 2Day 3 Introduction Today I was fortunate enough to sneak out of work for a few hours to hear His Holiness the Dalai Lama began a lecture on the Heart Sutra. This is a three day class and I'm going to sneak out of some work tomorrow and Attend Saturday during the day as well. I thought I'd share some of what he said (as interpreted through my notes) with everyone. Please forgive my spelling, my crutch... er, spell checker is not working currently.
CEDAW 29th Session 30 June to 25 July 2003 "...the full and complete development of a country, the welfare of the world and the cause of peace require the maximum participation of women on equal terms with men in all fields " Content and Significance of the Convention PREAMBLE Discrimination (Article 1) Policy Measures (Article 2) Guarantee of Basic Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (Article 3) Special Measures (Article 4) Sex Role Stereotyping and Prejudice (Article 5) Prostitution (Article 6) Political and Public Life (Article 7) Representation (Article 8) Nationality (Article 9) Education (Article 10) Employment (Article 11 ) Health (Article 12) Economic and Social Benefits (Article 13) Rural Women (Article 14) Law (Article 15) Marriage and Family Life (Article 16)
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