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Dharmawisdom.org’s mission is to help you conduct your personal exploration of the dharma. Within our archive of articles by Phillip Moffitt, you will find teachings on a wide variety of subjects—from mindfulness meditation practices to Buddhist psychological insights for dealing with difficult emotions—that will help guide you on your spiritual journey.
Sharing the Mat: The Synergy of Yoga & Buddhism
Three well-known teachers and practitioners of yoga and Buddhist meditation discuss the benefits and pitfalls of bringing both to your mat.
Setting Personal Boundaries
Developing and maintaining healthy boundaries is vital to your psychological growth and spiritual liberation.
The Buddhist practice of cultivating gratitude leads to the direct experience of the interconnectedness of all of life.
Self-Soothing during Difficult Times
Through the skillful application of mindfulness, we can learn to self-soothe whenever life knocks us off balance.
Releasing the Past through Investigation
When you respond to difficulty as if it is a moment of dharma, it frees you from suffering.
When you feel at odds with others, practicing this reconciliation meditation can help you accept their differences and find harmony within.
Realizing Your True Nature
The Buddha taught that your true nature is emptiness and when this true nature is realized, the divine states of loving-kindness, compassion, empathetic joy, and equanimity emerge.
These three renunciation practices will bring you greater happiness and inner peace, without having to give up all your worldly possessions.
Practicing Nonviolence Toward Self
Find freedom from self-violence caused by fearful or wanting mind-states through the practice of mindfulness.
Our Addiction to Preferences
As we start to see our preferences for what they truly are, just preferences, we begin to realize that we have many more choices in how we meet each moment of life than what our preferences dictate.