How To Meditate VI – Meditation Practice and Daily Life
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How To Meditate VI – Meditation Practice and Daily Life

Hi, in this video I’ll be talking about some of the ways in which we can incorporate the meditation practice into our daily life. First of all the first important thing to explain in terms of incorporating the meditation practice into our daily life are those things which it’s going …

Meditation and Dealing with Difficult People
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Meditation and Dealing with Difficult People

How can we use meditation more skillfully to deal with people we don’t like? The meaning of “skillful,” or how to deal with others skillfully, is of course connected with your mind. The body without the mind cannot do anything, yeah? It’s just like a corpse. It cannot say, “hee …

How could an all-powerful, all-loving God allow evil to exist?
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How could an all-powerful, all-loving God allow evil to exist?

And here’s the first question from a student here in America: How can a God of all power and all love allow for evil in this world, especially if he knew in advance that the world would fall apart after he created it, and we would have atrocities and the …

Discovering Sacred Texts: Buddhism
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Discovering Sacred Texts: Buddhism

A Buddhist is traditionally defined as somebody who takes refuge in or relies upon the Three Jewels; the Buddha as teacher, the Dharma, as the path to practice and the Sangha, the community as the companions with whom they practice Dharma. There are three main traditions. Mahayana in East Asia …

How sacred you are – Mooji
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How sacred you are – Mooji

When we are perplexed by life, ‘Oh, this is happening to me… and I don’t know what I am going to do.’ What is your ‘I’? That ‘I’ is personal. That ‘I’ is persona. That is personality. And that’s where the consciousness is hanging out mostly. Let’s put it this …

Why The Mind Hates Meditation
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Why The Mind Hates Meditation

To avoid all evil, to cultivate good, and to cleanse one’s mind – this is the teaching of the Buddha. Meditation has been scientifically proven to have many health benefits, like reduced anxiety and better emotional health. While this is great, I also see many people struggling with incorporating meditation …

Perennialism of the Sacred Mountain – Sri Paada
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Perennialism of the Sacred Mountain – Sri Paada

I’m at the very top of the mountain which the Sri Lankans call Sri Pada. The Buddhists call it Sri Pada but the Muslims call it Adam’s Peak. it’s the largest mountain in the country. At the very top this shelter has been built which houses an impression in the …

A Few Words on God
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A Few Words on God

God is, and has been a powerful force in the history of humankind. The concept of God has taken many forms, and many religions. God has been given many names. Some claim that God is simply fiction, but that’s meaningless to me because we are a race governed by stories. …

Vipassana Guided Meditation – Insight Practice
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Vipassana Guided Meditation – Insight Practice

Today we are going to do a guided vipassana meditation, a practice of insight meditation using a noting practice. You can allow your eyes to close and settle into a comfortable meditation posture. And if it is more comfortable for you, you can leave the eyes open at a soft …