Category Archives: buddhist

Everyday Buddhahood: Caregiving as Dharma practice

The teachings of how to be present with your work, cultivate “radical presence” allowing the mind to rest in this particular moment. This is a talk about the Mahamudra tradition by an experienced Buddhist chaplain. Can be used by Buddhist … Continue reading

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Death: The Greatest Teacher

A very good article from Lions Roar Press, by Judy Lief…and love the illustrations. Painting by Tashi Mannox from the series “Laughing in the Face of Death: To live and die without regrets.” From the article: “We can begin our … Continue reading

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A Practical Exercise to Bring Compassion into Meditation

In the book The Heart of Meditation, the Dalai Lama describes a method for developing empathy into one’s meditation practice. A meditation exercise is given below.  The thesis of this book is that the thing that brings meditation truly alive is … Continue reading

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A Buddhist Grief Observed

A Buddhist Grief Observed by Guy Newland is a thought provoking, valuable book which I just finished reading and highly recommend. I picked this little book up to scan it for a series of caregiver talks that I have been … Continue reading

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Phowa: A Guided Meditation to Help Another at the Time of Death

Phowa: A Guided Meditation for Time of Death This is an advanced meditation though it can be done by anyone of any religion or belief, you would simply substitute your (or your loved one’s) deity or symbol into the meditation … Continue reading

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Bringing Mindfulness to your Care Giving

An excellent post, put up on WordPress and discovered on Facebook through a good friend, J Stern, who often recommends top quality, very practical and insightful listings. Ah, the mysteries and wonders of the modern world… The website itself looks … Continue reading

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