The Qualities of Spiritual Maturity, Part 3: Patience

Quality #3: Patience ~ Patience, like kindness, is a quality that characterizes the spiritual life from beginning to end. But it too takes on different nuances as one gets some years under one’s belt and begins settling in for the long run. Patience, as the direct antidote to anger, is a crucial part of a practitioner’s foundational efforts to gain control over the worst manifestations of the mental afflictions. Anger is particularly harmful and hard to restrain. It consists of the intention to hurt another […]

How to Overcome Anger

Stop justifying your mental afflictions! If you want to overcome anger, you can’t be coddling it by thinking there’s something good about expressing it. The point is not, however, to repress anger.  It’s to totally uproot it!  Lama Marut here gives some pointers for doing so. From a teaching given on January 4, 2012, at the “Five Freedoms Retreat” in Australia. Download MP3 Here > Overcoming Anger

Daddy… I’m Bored!

When was the last time you were bored? Hopefully a long time ago! Check out this little image snip that clearly highlights how ludicrous it is to be bored. Because if your’e bored, you’re just not paying attention. Enjoy!

Itchlessness

A little segment on contentment from Lama Marut’s recent public talk in Hong Kong. Download the MP3 File Now > “Itchlessness”