Wisdom Through Love and Compassion: Space as opening to wisdom and compassion

Episode 9:  In this teaching, Anne Klein/Lama Rigzin Drolma reminds us that recognizing our similarities with other people helps to break down our strongly felt sense of separation from others.  By reflecting on how we’re all connected by the food we eat, the air we breathe, and so much more, we can cultivate a spacious […]

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Wisdom Through Love and Compassion: Relaxing mind, expanding frames

Episode 8: In this meditation, Anne Klein/Lama Rigzin Drolma guides us through connecting with the earth and our own bodies, and then she invites us to open our eyes and expand our frame of awareness into the room.  The meditation closes with wishing happiness and freedom from suffering for all living beings.

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Wisdom Through Love and Compassion: King Milinda, emptiness Q&A

Episode 7: This teaching is the second part of last week’s episode; this time Anne Klein/Lama Rigzin Drolma revisits the classic text The Questions of King Milinda [Menander], updating the discussion of where a “chariot” is found among all its pieces to consider a “Mercedes.”  The Q&A that follows contains so many rich teaching moments that […]

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Wisdom Through Love and Compassion: Dissolving duality

Episode 6: Harvey Aronson/Lama Namgyal Dorje opens this teaching by emphasizing that both compassion and wisdom undermine our usual sense of dualism: that we’re separate from the world in some concrete way, that we’re separate from those around us (and more deserving of our own concern).  Anne Klein/Lama Rigzin Drolma adds that both approaches–wisdom and […]

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