Twenty Practices to Increase Generosity

1. Practice gratitude. Today notice all the things in your experience that you can be grateful for. There are so many things we are not grateful for until we don’t have them.…

Let No Blessing Go Unnoticed

Right now there are Tibetan Buddhist monks in a temple in the Himalayas endlessly reciting mantras for the cessation of your suffering and for the flourishing of your happiness. Someone…

How to Have the Best Retreat

Peter had the question, “What should I do to get the most benefit from retreat?” It depends on the retreat, and why you are there. If you sign up for…

The Tibetan Book of Proportions

Have you ever wondered how they make those beautiful thangkas (Tibetan Buddhist scroll paintings)? They start with a drawing. Each drawing is done to very precise proportions on a predetermined…