Open Heart Guided Meditation

This talk was recorded on March 21st 2017 in Kansas City, Missouri. It’s visualization meditation that’s designed to use open heartedness and compassion to bring us to awakening.   —————————————————————————– Daniel Scharpenburg is a meditation instructor and dharma teacher in Kansas City. He regularly gives teachings through the Open Heart Project, the largest virtual mindfulness […]

Buddhaghosa and Buddha Recollection: Notes and Resources

The Visuddhi-magga (the path of purification), written by Buddhaghosa, is an amazing step-by-step breakdown of the Buddhist path. I’ve been looking at it for the last few months and I’m happy to find little things that remind me of my favorite Pure Land Buddhist teachings. Here, now, I’m going to share a passage about the […]

Kinds of Laziness

This talk was recorded in Kansas City, Missouri on August 3rd 2017. It’s about the things that often seem to pull us away from the path.     —————————————————————————– Daniel Scharpenburg is a meditation instructor and dharma teacher in Kansas City. He regularly gives teachings through the Open Heart Project, the largest virtual mindfulness community […]

How to easily attain some tranquility and insight.

I’ve practiced this style of study/meditation for many years and have found that it helps me retain information, calm my body/mind, and attain insight. For my internet Sangha, I share this description of a practice with the hope that some may find benefit. Namo Buddha Namo Dharma Namo Sangha Namo Infinite Light Buddha ~Nguyen Giac