Emotions – Working with Anger


Emotions - Working with Anger
 by Michelle McDonald Anger seems to be an emotion that people have a lot of difficulty with, so I'd like to talk about how to deal specifically when such an emotion occurs. Say you're sitting and anger appears and you think, "Oh no -...

Letting Go to Become One of Great Merit

“To see clearly and let go, then you will certainly understand that existence. If you never experience what letting go is, then you never experience for yourself what being at ease is really like”.

-Dharma King Dechan Jueren

What is Esoteric Buddhist Healing?

What is Esoteric Buddhist Healing? By the Abbot of Dari Rulai Temple, Vajracharya Dan Kendall Every illness has its roots in the past. All our present suffering was created by our own past actions in this life or another. This is the law of karma, cause and effect....

To bow is to bend.

To bow is to bend. This requires flexibility - otherwise things might crack or break. When one bows as an act of the heart this is humility. What is literally happening is that we take the head and put it on the ground. The head is the most important bit; it holds all...

Wandering Thoughts

Reduce Wandering Thoughts During Meditation Living Buddha Dechan Jueren, September 15, 2000 Translator: Kuo Transcriber: Jim Stewart Dari Rulai Temple, Los Angeles, CA To reduce distracting thoughts during meditation, first, do not be in judgement of anything....

In Asian Culture and Society

In Asian culture and society, having a strong connection to the ancestors is traditionally considered to be very important. In the west, more and more, this type of tradition is being diluted and lost. This connection is known as Ancestral Merit.Connecting with...

The Differences Between Tibetan and Chinese Esoteric Schools

Differences Between Tibetan and Chinese Esoteric Schools, Zen Practice, and Knowing Yourself Dechan Jueren: It is our fortune that we were able to get together and meet each other tonight. I believe most people are aware of the teachings of Buddhism, and in the U.S.,...