Dharma Poem: Suppose — A Rhapsody on the 12 Nidanas

(for Jake) Suppose you don’t know who you are or where the hell you fit in the universe.   Suppose that makes you act like your father and you get caught in a body you mistake for your own. You reach out, feeling grumpy, for something to satisfy, skin, eyes, nose wanting contact:   food, fame, sex, … More Dharma Poem: Suppose — A Rhapsody on the 12 Nidanas

Dharma Poem: BodhisattvasRUs

I get it BodhisattvasRUs same bodies same minds without the scars or the hooks of attachment 6 senses alive unhampered by this way or that shoveling sidewalks offering food me you bodhisattva no difference except for the glow the being-here-now that throws open the world © January 26, 2016 | Carolyn White

special event | radical bodhicitta — embodying justice, liberation + healing

Originally posted on radical bodhicitta:
In this 4-hour immersive experience, practitioners will be guided through embodied meditations and self-inquiry exercises to: Awaken and strengthen the 4 Foundations of Mindfulness and 5 Spiritual Faculties; Deepen skillful understanding of their relationship to privilege, power and oppression; Move toward skillful and sustainable action to cultivate justice, liberation and…

Dharma Poem: Unimpeded

Unimpededness is “the natural consequence of the union of emptiness and clarity.” It is “the freedom to experience anything and everything whatsoever.” — from Joy of Living by Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche Take off the fetters of dislike and like Now you have the whole world to play with Add a bright kindly light and unimpeded Your … More Dharma Poem: Unimpeded

2018 Day of Mindfulness + Metta in the Mitten Retreat

This year’s DAY OF MINDFULNESS with Jack Lawlor will be hosted at the Howell Nature Center on Saturday, October 27th, 9:30 am to 4:30 pm, as part of the Mitten in the Mitten Retreat (details below the image). For those interested in only attending the DOM (10/27): Dharma teacher Jack Lawlor will offer meditation, a … More 2018 Day of Mindfulness + Metta in the Mitten Retreat

special event | “walk with me” film screening

We’re very excited to support the effort to bring this documentary about our root teacher Thich Nhat Hanh here to Lansing. Help us boost awareness and reach the minimum ticket quota needed to screen Walk With Me: A Journey into Mindfulness at the Regal Cinema on November 6 at 7:30 PM: INVITE YOUR FRIENDS! SHARE THIS POST!  RESERVE TICKETS via: https://gathr.us/screening/21193 … More special event | “walk with me” film screening