LAMA SURYA’S “AWAKENING NOW” PODCAST EP. 52 “Secrets of Mindfulness Practice"
On this episode of the Awakening Now Podcast Lama Surya Das explores the secrets of mindfulness practice, teasing out the nuances of our practice so that we may guide ourselves better.
The mind is not always
The best friend to spend all your time with.
For a change of pace, try to find a spiritual exercise or mindful hobby
That naturally takes you out of your thinking mind
and into your body, breath and beyond.,
Try walking, jogging, swimming, a musical instrument
My ex-wife used to swim her prayers: one hundred laps, one hundred prayers.
Some teach Dancing Your Prayers.
I enjoy cultivating this full connection meditation
on a treadmill
or while walking outside
along a river, lake, or forest path.
As a daily-ish contemplative practice:
Just get wholeheartedly...
LAMA SURYA’S “AWAKENING NOW” PODCAST EP. 51 "Natural Great Perfection"
On this episode of the Awakening Now Podcast, Lama Surya Das explores the threefold path of Natural Great Perfection in Dzogchen practice.
LAMA SURYA’S “AWAKENING NOW” Podcast EP. 48 "Waking Up Together"
David Fisher joins Lama Surya Das for a conversation around current events and how with mindfulness practice we can begin waking up together.
I just returned from our 24th annual summer weeklong Dzogchen retreat, held again on the Hudson River bank in Garrison, NY, where hundreds of acres have been reserved in their sylvan beauty and natural grace. We meditators rejoiced in and enjoyed the delightful presence of so many different kinds and types of people---- colors, professions, ages, genders, nationalities; for all breeds and all creeds are heartily welcomed at our Dharma Dog-House! Bow wow! Along with all variety of characters, Paris-based singer-songwriter Ben Beirs, a long time Dzogchen student, played classical guitar on two evenings...