Satipañña Insight Meditation Blog
Inspiration, commentaries, and Dharma readings from our community.
Sameness and Difference – by Jim Bedard
The teachings on the non-dual nature of samsara and nirvana are easily misunderstood. This misunderstanding has been used to rationalize a full range of unwholesome behaviour.
Study Notes on Ajahn Sucitto’s book Parami, Ways to Cross Life’s Flood
Parami – ‘perfections,’ – are daily life practices that give the mind a firm ground in Dhamma.
Reflections on a Recent Retreat at Chapin Mill
This retreat was to be a different one, with the practice structured around the Anapanasati Sutta, the Buddha’s instructions on developing mindfulness.
Practice in Challenging Times
This time of crisis may put us in touch with our physical vulnerability and the vulnerability of our social and economic life. This can frighten us into being scattered and hardened or it can invite us to be tender and open.
Poem by Du Fu
Using the Body to Train the Mind – Ajahn Sucitto
This very body in it’s settled-ness offers us a teaching. We’re using the body to train the mind.