(This is part one of an article on Post-Traditional Buddhism written for the Elephant Journal. Part.2 can be found here: Big Up Post-Traditional Buddhism) Intro to the act Imagine a giant golden Buddha statue sat in front of you right now. The Buddha’s golden gaze stares out onto an invisible horizon, expressing an out of … Continue reading Post-Traditional Buddhism: the quiet revolution?
Mindfulness of the feelings ‘Feeling is present at every moment of experience.’ Bikkhu Bodhi What does it mean to feel? We often take feeling for granted, never really taking the time to investigate what is really going on when we say we feel this or that. We often fail to appreciate the richness, complexity, and … Continue reading Mindfulness of the feelings
This marks the beginning of a new series of posts on a post-traditional approach to Buddhism. This initial offering is on the Four Noble Truths. I realised that I needed to get to grips once again with this essential Buddhist teaching and do my best to rework it into contemporary language. The Four Noble Truths … Continue reading The Four Noble Truths: beginnings