Author Archive: Kim Yee

Developing a Daily Meditation Practice: Practice Tips

Practice Tip #7 – Practice gentleness When I first started practicing, I found myself to be tired and drained after meditating. The people around me spoke of how relaxing and calming they felt after meditating, but this was not my experience at all. I realized that when thoughts came up during my meditation, I would […]

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Developing a Daily Meditation Practice: Practice Tips

Practice Tip #6 – Practice patience On certain days we may find our sits to be spacious and relaxing, while others are filled with racing thoughts and distractions; this is natural. It is unrealistic to expect ourselves to be able to transform all of the things we struggle with overnight or even in a couple […]

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The moment everything stops

This week we work through Verse 22 and its commentary in Reflections on Silver River, Ken McLeod’s translation of Tokmé Zongpo’s ancient text, Thirty-seven Practices of a Bodhisattva. Here’s Verse 22: Whatever arises in experience is your own mind. Mind itself is free of any conceptual limitations. Know that and don’t entertain Subject-object fixations–this is […]

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Wed April 5th: The Full Awareness of Breathing Sutra

Dear Friends, Stop and ask yourself – right now, in this moment, how are you feeling? Become aware of your body and mind. What emotions are you experiencing? Is there joy in this experience? How about happiness? This Wednesday night class will be taught by Laurie. We will explore how to find and create joy and […]

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Wed Mar 29: Verse 21 of Reflections on Silver River

What is your relationship like with desire and pleasure? How do you deal with cravings? This week we will work through Verse 21 and its commentary in Reflections on Silver River, Ken McLeod’s translation of Tokmé Zongpo’s Thirty-seven Practices of a Bodhisattva. Here’s Verse 21: Sensual pleasures are like salty water: The deeper you drink, the […]

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