No Worries

In this audio, Lama Marut introduces the 2011 Summer Retreat in Massachusetts by talking about the virtues of going on retreat, letting go of all stress, and being able to practice real freedom for a few days. For next summer’s retreat, visit the official Summer Retreat website. Download the MP3 File Now > “No Worries“

The Practice of Contentment

Among the many benefits of going on a solitary retreat is the opportunity to practice contentment.  We do, of course, have the option to work on our endemic dissatisfaction at any time.  But in retreat we put ourselves in a situation that forcefully demands it. Retreat, one might say, is an exercise in compulsory contentment and obligatory tranquility.  If we don’t make peace with our lives and ourselves in a long-term, solitary retreat, we will drive ourselves crazy in no […]