Craving and Enoughness

Here is the latest talk from the San Rafael Meditation group with Rick Hanson. It’s titled Craving and Enoughness. More information on the San Rafael Mediation group can be found at http://www.rickhanson.net/teaching/meditation-group.

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The Third Noble Truth – The Noble Truth of the End of Suffering

The Third Noble Truth comes directly from the Second one: The end of suffering comes with the end of clinging. As Achaan Chah said, “If you let go a little, you’ll have a little happiness. If you let go a lot, you’ll have a lot of happiness. If you let go completely . . .

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Appreciating Your Good Intentions

Here is the latest talk from the San Rafael Meditation group with Rick Hanson. It’s titled Appreciating Your Good Intentions. More information on the San Rafael Mediation group can be found at http://www.rickhanson.net/teaching/meditation-group.

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The Second Noble Truth – The Noble Truth of the Cause of Suffering

The Second Noble Truth describes the principal cause of suffering. It is clinging. . . to anything at all. The bad news is that we suffer. The good news is that there is a prime cause – clinging – that we can address. There are lots of words that get at different aspects of clinging.

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Friday Favorite

                          Artist: Breier

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A Peaceful Heart

Here is the latest talk from the San Rafael Meditation group with Rick Hanson. It’s titled A Peaceful Heart. More information on the San Rafael Mediation group can be found at http://www.rickhanson.net/teaching/meditation-group.

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The Three Refuges of Peace, Contentment, and Love

Here is the latest talk from the San Rafael Meditation group with Rick Hanson. It’s titled The Three Refuges of Peace, Contentment, and Love. More information on the San Rafael Mediation group can be found at http://www.rickhanson.net/teaching/meditation-group.

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Neuro-Bhavana

Last April I taught Neuro-Bhavana: The Mindful Cultivation of Happiness, Love, and Wisdom in Our Brains and Our Lives at the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies, based on my book Hardwiring Happiness. The workshop was recorded and edited into 11 videos, which you can watch here for free. With presentations and practices, we explored how

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The First Noble Truth – The Noble Truth of Suffering

The Four Noble Truths are the most fundamental teaching of the Buddha. Deceptively simple, they actually provide a profound explanation of human unhappiness, both gross and subtle, and how to attain increasingly positive states of mind, from stress relief in daily life to an unshakeable calm happiness and a selflessly compassionate heart. With regard to

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Friday Favorite

I hope you enjoy this very heart-warming and inspirational story about never giving up.

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