Venerable Robina Courtin weaves a tapestry of modern Buddhist commentary as she illuminates this ancient spiritual path with humor, wit and intensity. This Buddhist program aims to give every listener an opportunity to ponder some of life’s deepest questions such as:
“Why do bad and good things happen? Is it karma? How can I overcome insecurity and start to care deeply for other beings? Can I lessen my depression and fears? Is reincarnation real? What is the mind? Exactly what is enlightenment?
A Buddhist nun since the late 1970s, Robina Courtin has worked since then with the Foundation...
Everything that appears “out there” can be considered our own projection, or karmic appearance. That is, how we view the Covid-19 will largely depend on our attachments, our mental habits and expectations.
One practice that His Holiness the Dalai Lama recommends during this time of pandemic, is...
One practice that His Holiness the Dalai Lama recommends during this time of pandemic, is the Green Tara practice and mantra recitation.
6:39 | Extracted from “Buddhist perspective on how to think about the outbreak” teachings given at Jamyang Buddhist Centre London. Full teaching here.
On the deepest level, attachment and ego-grasping make us miserable. They leave us wanting and craving approval from the outside world. We believe we are nothing unless someone notices us, talks to us, praises us, etc.
Look beneath one’s sadness and you might see some internalized anger...