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Shattered Complacency and the Path to Awakening

2020-06-04T09:12:58-07:00

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

Shattered Complacency and the Path to Awakening2020-06-04T09:12:58-07:00

The Paramita of Generosity in Action

2020-04-02T15:58:06-07:00

Executive Director Leslie Shelton reflects on how Sukhasiddhi's volunteers embody the practice of dana (selfless service, or generosity), one of the three central practices of Buddhism often overlooked by Westerners. WE HAVE certainly had our share of community and nationwide challenges in Northern California this past year — floods; enormous fires, loss of power and evacuations; and now the COVID 19 virus bringing things to a standstill as we step into spring. These are times

The Paramita of Generosity in Action2020-04-02T15:58:06-07:00

I’ve lived my life so I could practice

2020-04-02T19:09:58-07:00

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.

I’ve lived my life so I could practice2020-04-02T19:09:58-07:00