This article/blog entry will ask and address some of the naggingly important questions of why does Home Practice/Home Retreat seem so difficult to get started and then maintain. The article will then explore some ways of how to best support oneself towards a more continuos and wholesome approach to a meditative life. But […]
List here your suggestions for formal retreat opportunities world wide or around the corner. You don’t have to limit your suggestions to Theravada or Vipassana. Volunteerism is a practice center, a good movie, and certainly a sutta or a commentary. Let’s support each other with suggestions to inspire. It is here you can ask for […]
All spiritual practice begin with generosity and virtue. Let’s discuss our own training. In your day, in your training to perfect generosity and virtue what have you learned? What questions do you have? Home Practice/Home Retreat are the training fields where we all use failure and success as our training field.
It’s one thing to go on a formal residential retreat and another to try and find ways to cultivate our continuity of generosity, virtue, concentration and wisdom while navigating our everyday workaday lives at home with family. How? When? Is it even possible to make both the gross aspects of the avalanche of life and […]
Continuity with sufficient skill and the appropriate mental factors is the fuel that brings any activity to success. At home training in Home Practice/Home Retreat continuity is arguably the most difficult skill to develop so that sati-sampajañña becomes one’s own second nature. Life intervenes, energy lags, old habits reassert themselves, and yet under all the […]