Bonus episode: Teaching on practice during unsettled times

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.

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Wisdom Through Love and Compassion: Meditation on noticing sensations

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.

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Wisdom Through Love and Compassion: The importance of not finding answers

Episode 4: In this teaching, Anne and Harvey both offer their wisdom on a key Buddhist doctrine: no-self.  They share their own examples of moments when the idea of our “self” — something we usually take completely for granted — was called into question, opening the possibility for experiencing a sense of not knowing what […]

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Wisdom Through Love and Compassion: Meditating on who is meditating

Episode 3: In this guided meditation, Anne Klein/Lama Rigzin Drolma guides us through settling into the support of the earth and of our body, then opening to a spacious state.  Then she prompts us to notice thoughts of “I” and “mine” and to wonder whom those thoughts refer to.  If we don’t find an answer, […]

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