The Power of Loving Kindness
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The Power of Loving Kindness

by Michele Levey Creating a field of loving kindness is a very powerful meditation for daily life. Loving kindness and a good heart create the most powerful protection. The red cord that lamas give as a blessing during ceremonies actually stands for loving kindness. Buddha Shakyamuni was able to overcome all hindrances and temptations through … Continue reading

Addiction Emergency
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Addiction Emergency

Whether it’s donuts, heroin, or praise that we crave, we all have addictive behaviors. This guide to beginning to break our compulsions is adapted from Chönyi Taylor’s book, Enough! A Buddhist Approach to Finding Release from Addictive Patterns. An addiction emergency happens when we suddenly find ourselves about to repeat an addictive pattern, or even … Continue reading