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KimGrant

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Satipatthana

2019-08-13T18:59:03-07:00October 20th, 2019|Heightened Awareness|

There are many types of meditation resulting in trance states, complete relaxation, intense concentration or wide-awake focusing on the now. None of these, in the writer’s opinion, has the majesty of the Satipatthana meditation, [...]

The Spiritual Life

2019-10-02T22:52:52-07:00September 30th, 2019|Talks|

Good evening. I want you to know that this is not going to be an earth-shaking evening. It’s just a casual visit and a chance to give you a few of my views on what [...]

Fixation: Chih-kuan

2019-10-02T23:02:57-07:00September 14th, 2019|Meditation For Healing|

The Chih-kuan meditation of Chinese Tiantai Buddhism is one of the author’s favorites. Simple in execution, it is profound in effect. Faithfully practiced, it is capable of bringing one to sudden insights that [...]

Mindfulness

2019-10-02T23:03:06-07:00September 10th, 2019|Heightened Awareness|

Mindfulness is a term used by the Buddha, and he said that it is the first of seven factors of enlightenment. We have already examined our state of mind and watched our breath; we [...]

Pyramid Poetry

2019-10-02T23:03:19-07:00September 6th, 2019|Climb the Joyous Mountain|

Haiku, the Japanese 17-syllable poems, have become exceedingly popular in the West. Many translations (some in rhyme and some not) of Basho, Buson, Issa, and other poets have appeared. Frequently, Westerners have attempted to [...]

The Best Reason to Practice

2019-08-13T14:09:52-07:00September 2nd, 2019|Articles|

Karma is an important and frequently-used word, so it is important to understand what it means. In the Sanskrit language, karma means “action,” that and no more. So, when we glibly speak of “our karma,” [...]

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