The colors turned late and marvelously this past week. Temperatures dropped yesterday and there was even a bit of slushy snow. Getting towards end of apple crop, yet delicious orbs still hanging on a few trees and on ground too … Continue reading →
Somehow the polar vortex was national news, though it kills far fewer than gun violence. We have survived both, so far. From very cold to rather warm to colder with freezing rain. I guess the weather is being designed in … Continue reading →
These kids of the Tathagata* are tigers! Ferociously pouncing on the Path-Fruit** prey. Living the wilderness of meditation as he taught, Sorting out the branches of Satipatthana.*** Body, feeling, minds, and Dhamma — These four are the territories in which … Continue reading →
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Since the contractors finished, Jo Marie has been working hard to get the guesthouse and cottage ready with furnishings, amenities, and more. She has painted walls, scrubbed floors, and assembled furniture. (Santikaro was involved with a lot of teaching yet … Continue reading →
Through my years at Suan Mokkh, as well as travels as Buddhist monk and teacher, I’ve been blessed to meet many outstanding examples of our bizarre species. Each in their particular ways bring Dhamma alive for us. Two are Mary … Continue reading →