Intention and Prayer

Winds of Homecoming: How Intention Frees our Heart


Conscious Prayer - Finding Refuge in Loving Awareness (retreat talk)
Conscious Prayer – Finding Refuge in Loving Awareness (retreat talk)

Prayer is a communing with our enlarged being. This talk examines less conscious forms of prayer, and how we...

Realizing Your Deepest Intention
Realizing Your Deepest Intention

~ The Buddha taught that this whole life – including our thoughts, feelings and actions – arise from...

Winds of Homecoming: How Intention Frees our Heart
Winds of Homecoming: How Intention Frees Our Heart

The Buddha taught that we live our lives on the tip of intention, it is the seed of our...

Power of Prayer: From Longing to Belonging
Power of Prayer: From Longing to Belonging

Power of Prayer: From Longing to Belonging ~ When we bring a full presence to prayer, it becomes a...

Radical Self-Honesty: The Joy of Getting Real
Radical Self-Honesty: The Joy of Getting Real

Our suffering arises from the unseen, unfelt, resisted parts of our psyche. This talk explores ways we can deepen...

Ask the Friend for Love - prayer
Ask the Friend for Love – exploring living prayer

Prayer, when cultivated consciously, energizes and guides us on the spiritual path. This talk investigates the difference between wanting,...

Being Truthful
Being Truthful

  CC   ~ The grounds of happiness, loving relationships and a just and flourishing society is honesty. And...

Conscious Prayer
Conscious Prayer – Finding Refuge in Loving Awareness

Prayer is a communing with our enlarged being. This talk examines less conscious forms of prayer, and how we...

Compass of Our Heart

All of our actions, our entire life experience, arises from the energy of intention.  While it’s natural that our...

Blue Buddha
Nourishing a Liberating Intention

The Buddha taught that this entire world arises out of the tip of intention. Intentions can arise from an...

Prayer
Blog: The Transforming Power of Mindful Prayer

Although not always highlighted in the West, prayer and devotion are a living stream in Buddhism. The earnest wishes...

Blog: Prayer in the Face of Difficulty
Blog: Prayer in the Face of Difficulty

Ask the friend for love Ask him again For I have found that every heart Will get what it...

Part 1: Wise Intention: The Compass of Our Hearts

One of the most powerful spiritual practices in the world is to reflect on your heart's deepest intention. These...

Blue Buddha
Part 2 – The Lion’s Roar

The Buddha taught that faith--trust in our true nature--is intrinsic to the spiritual path and the expression of wisdom....

Blue Buddha
Part 1 – The Lion’s Roar

The Buddha taught that faith--trust in our true nature--is intrinsic to the spiritual path and the expression of wisdom....

Meditation
Brief Inquiry – Intention in Meditation Practice (2:23 min.)

Brief Inquiry – Intention in Meditation Practice (2:23 min.)