As the Dharma takes hold in the West, there will naturally be some cultural adjustment that occurs. Japanese Buddhism doesn’t look like Thai Buddhism, and Thai is distinct from Chinese in its expression. That’s no problem. Different cultures have different sensibilities, different climate, different aesthetics. In this Dharma Realm, it doesn’t really matter if one’s […]
Too often, in our very understandable rush to the Middle, we disregard things that seem incongruous with our understanding of what exactly the Middle Way is.
Extracting discussion of Mindfulness of Breath from Thanisarro Bhikkhu’s: “A Meditator’s Tools”. This is all from the introduction. It is so beautiful!
16 steps through the 4 frames of reference. Learn more about these from Thanisarro Bhikkhu, here.