Patient Perseverance with Ourselves and Obstacles 06/26/2017 Discussion led by Leslie Morgan, Assistant Secretary; and Marc Kaye, Communications Committee “Patience is not sitting and waiting,… Read More »“Patient Perseverance with Ourselves and Obstacles”
The parami of Khanti, or paramita of Ksanti, is the perfection of Patience. In Buddhism it is often defined as forbearance, endurance, acceptance, or forgiveness,… Read More »Discussions on “Patience” in the Beginning of Summer 2017
“Wisdom of Impermanence: What is Anicca?” Discussion led by Marc Kaye, Communications Committee “Not Always So” from a talk by Gil Fronsdal, 2001, Insight Meditation… Read More »Wisdom of Impermanence: What is Anicca?
Wisdom: What is Dukkha? “The Denial of Dukkha” Dukkha is often translated as Suffering, but this definition tends to create complications for us. It can… Read More »Wisdom: What is Dukkha? “The Denial of Dukkha”
The discussion theme for the month is: “Setting The Intention: Sila & The Five Precepts”January 2nd: “To Practice Compassionate Action”, led by Janet with an introduction… Read More »January 2017 Setting The Intention: Sila & The Five Precepts
The Buddha said, “Of all footsteps, that of the elephant is supreme; of all mindfulness meditations, that on death is supreme.”; yet American Buddhism tends to… Read More »Buddhist Death Contemplation – 10/31/2016 Discussion