Dhamma MRI – Mindful, Radical Investigation

How can we work through mental habits that are deeply rooted? With patience, courage, and penetrating discernment, we scan the heart and identify our suffering. At last, waves of compassion, loving-kindness, joy, and calm arise to bless and heal us internally and in any…

I Give You My Bread

We all experience the five hindrances in our practice – greed, ill will, anxiety, boredom, and doubt. Applying continuous and vigilant attention to identify these obstacles as they arise, we remove them in their tracks. Follow up with astute mindfulness to prevent them from…

The Dhamma of Snow

The Dhamma of Snow describes a winter snow melt episode and the enthralling insight into how melting delusions gives way to Truth. The remarkable process of our inner transformation simulates that invisible regime-shifting of the snow fields. But our ascent to the Everest of…

Train for Nibbana

A commentary on the benefits of communal life – both monastic and lay – in keeping on the path to Nibbana. There is nothing else to do but practice with consideration and respect for ourselves and each other. Every moment in every life situation,…