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 […]
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 […]
Bonus episode: In this special teaching offered on the first Sunday of September (and the first time Dawn Mountain was open again after Hurricane Harvey), Lama Harvey teaches about the importance of being kind with ourselves and experiencing the freshness that a devastating natural disaster like this can bring.
Episode 5: In this meditation, Harvey Aronson/Lama Namgyal Dorje guides us into a relaxed and centered state through a simple breathing exercise followed by a short body scan. The main portion of this meditation is an explanation of labeling our various types of experience (sight, sound, thought, etc.) and then practicing that silently.