The Rewards of Right Action

The Rewards of Right Action

The Rewards of Right Action It’s not always easy to identify what right action is, but mindfulness and compassion can help you gain this wisdom. Read the following article and listen to the suggested audio dharma talk, and then deepen your understanding of the...
Do the Right Thing

Do the Right Thing

Do the Right Thing Practicing doing the right thing in small ways builds the potential to do the right thing in big ways. On March 16, 1968, Chief Warrant Officer Hugh Thompson, a US Army helicopter pilot, and two crewmen were flying a reconnaissance mission over the...
Two Facets of Wisdom

Two Facets of Wisdom

Two Facets of Wisdom The Four Noble Truths was the Buddha’s first teaching after he found freedom from his own suffering. Understanding the meaning of these Noble Truths—that your life contains moments of dukkha; that the cause of your dukkha is clinging to desired...
Wise Living

Wise Living

Wise Living In studying the dharma, we are often instructed to surrender to the present, but what does it mean really? When we surrender, we are relinquishing our demand that the present be something other than it actually is and we are fostering a willingness to be...