Lama Döndrup discusses the power of cultivating the four immeasurable states of love, compassion, joy and equanimity. WE ARE LIVING IN A TIME when our heart’s ordinary capacity is being stretched on a daily basis...
In Lama Palden’s first sangha-wide meeting since her move to Portugal, she shared her thoughts on how profoundly our Dharma practice can serve during current times.
Two practitioners in the Dharma Training Program talk about the benefits of structured Buddhist training in these challenging times.
How Lama Döndrup came to share her morning meditation practice on Facebook Live. In the wake of the shelter in place orders, Sukhasiddhi had to quickly bring all of the offerings online in order to serve a world shocked by sudden and drastic change...
Lama Dondrup shares details on the teachings that will be featured in the annual sangha retreat. This month, I have the honor of teaching Sukhasiddhi Foundation’s annual sangha retreat with Lama Drupgyu.
Lama Drupgyu looks at how the global pandemic and its fallout upsets our habits and makes possible fresh choices that benefit all. Our world has known specific conflict and suffering more acute than the current situation, be it from wars — most recently we can think of Syria and the Middle East; or natural disasters — we can remember vividly Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans, or the more recent hurricane in India. These have tended
When I began reading Shantideva, I was very taken at the invitation he was offering us through the Bodhicaryavatara, which is his guidebook to becoming a bodhisattva. When I got to chapter six, which is on patience (sometimes translated as forebearance), I was in a long dark night of the soul..
THERE ARE MANY of us who find that studying Buddhism deepens our understanding and practice. Yes study alone is not enough: There are likely not many of us who will come to know stability within ...
THE FIRST of the Buddha’s Four Noble Truths is the acknowledgment of the pain and suffering that is a natural part of our human experience.
You’ve been with Sukhasiddhi for almost 20 years and have been a steady and generous volunteer since the beginning. Tell me a bit about your spiritual life, and how you came to be at Sukhasiddhi. Ever since I was a hippie living in India when I was 20 years old, I’ve been addicted to the dharma.