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Remembering Who You Are

by David G. Arenson, ND, ATH Co-Editor of Sacred Living on Allthingshealing.com "At the centre of your being, you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want." ~Lao Tzu As a…

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Do You Yearn To Ease Suffering Of Others?

A few week's ago my husband, daughter, and I attended a dharma talk at the Green Gulch Zen Center about training to be a bodhisattva, which can be defined as one who is on the path of enlightenment an…

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Spirit To The Rescue!

What if the pain that seems to be yours is really not yours? And here I do not mean to belittle personal suffering, but only to offer a larger perspective that may help alleviate it.) The truth if t…

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Is Pain Really Yours?

What if the pain that seems to be yours is really not yours? (And here I do not mean to belittle personal suffering, but only to offer a larger perspective that may help alleviate it.) The truth is …

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Dependency and Denial

In every crisis, suffering can be alleviated at the energy level. But you don’t have to assume the whole burden yourself. To access deeper, more stubborn energy, ask for guidance. For some people, …

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What is a Karmic Debt?

A karmic debt is, basically, any cause that hasn’t yet found its effect. According to the rishis, punishment in the afterlife is the result of unpaid karmic debts. If I commit a crime and don’t pa…

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Buddha as a Role Model (video)

Pema Chödrön, whose teachings and writings on meditation have helped make Buddhism accessible to a broad Western audience, speaks to Bill Moyers about her view of the Buddha. He was not a god, not …

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Beyond Suffering: Making Friends With Your Life

While we were traveling in India we were constantly confronted by how difficult life can be there, over one billion people in 1/3 the size of the US. We would give food to beggars, shoo rats away …

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Affirmations for Emptiness and Loneliness

“I will break through the illusion of emptiness.” This affirmation is about the holes that suffering creates. Know that emptiness is an illusion. No matter how much you have suffered, your soul see…

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Shifting Our View of Violence

The moral view of violence, labeling it as bad and wrong, has done little to end it. The alternative view is to release our judgments and see violence for what it is: a form of suffering. This is a …

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