Sunday, February 5

Shortly after I first arrived in Colorado I was driving through the Rockies, nature at its finest, when out of nowhere arose an enormous apartment block. I thought I was dreaming (which I was, as always); but, as I kept driving, more and more incongruous city buildings towered above the road until it dawned on me that I’d stumbled into a casino town slap bang in the middle of the…

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This month many people are having the opportunity to do retreat at Kadampa Centers and temples around the world. To find out more, check out the official website for the New Kadampa Tradition: http://www.kadampa.org. The moment I…

 A house mate was telling me today how concerned he is about his younger brother, aged 22 – why? Because he is suffering from anxiety, along with a surprising number of his friends. A couple of…

The seventh way to foster resilience is to find a way to laugh at our own adversity. To see the absurdity and true nature of samsara and to take it less seriously or feel less threatened by…

By LK and two guest writers. Is it just me, or does whomever you talk to these days tell you about big problems in the area where they live? Someone was just telling me that LA was…

Carrying on with even more benefits of transforming enjoyments into the spiritual path with the help of the meditation on transforming enjoyments … Bliss destroys grasping…

I just failed my drive test. I was sort of speeding without realizing it, so…

A guest article by a modern Buddhist practitioner who works full time as a manager of software engineer teams. In Buddha’s teachings on training our…

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