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The 10 Perfections – Generosity

In the blog category
“Mindfulness Concepts”, I will elaborate on the many ideas, concepts and
insights that form the basis of the amazing practice of mindfulness meditation.

In an earlier blog post, I talked about “The 10 Perfections”. These are the qualities of the heart that are
eventually developed with the practice of mindfulness meditation.

In this blog post, I will talk about the first perfection,
Generosity. All spiritual traditions place a lot of emphasis on the virtues of
generosity. Within the Buddhist tradition, the dynamics …

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The 10 Perfections – Manifesting the Power of Mindfulness Meditation in our Lives

In the blog category “Mindfulness Concepts”, I will elaborate on the many ideas, concepts and insights that form the basis of the amazing practice of mindfulness meditation.

Last year, I was asked a
question on the goal of mindfulness practice. The person who asked me that
question was familiar with the classic practices of mindfulness of breath, body
scan, etc. and was also familiar with the health benefits that accrued from them.
I did give him some answers but after our conversation ended, I realized …

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Mindfulness and Concentration

In the blog category “Mindfulness Concepts”, I will elaborate on the many ideas, concepts and insights that form the basis of the amazing practice of mindfulness meditation.

Mindfulness meditation involves a very delicate balancing act. The practice involves cultivating two separate qualities of the mind – mindfulness and concentration. Ideally these two work together as a team. Therefore, it is important to cultivate them side-by-side and in a balanced manner. If one of these qualities or skills is strengthened at the …

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Mindfulness and Equanimity

In the blog category “Mindfulness Concepts”, I will elaborate on the many ideas, concepts and insights that form the basis of the amazing practice of mindfulness meditation.

Equanimity is a state of mind that is characterized by mental calmness, composure, and peace of mind in difficult situations. For most of us, these are elusive qualities. However, we can begin to develop equanimity by practicing mindfulness meditation. When we practice mindfulness, either formally or informally, we learn to observe our emotions …

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