Author Archive: Kim Yee

Being in the world, just as it is

     Leading up to the Deep Roots retreat, I was experiencing mixed emotions about the 6 days ahead. There was a cerebral gumbo comprised of excitement for the much-anticipated space that I have longed to cultivate, as well as notable difficulty with even the thought of mentally shelving my busy day to day life […]

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Earth Wisdom

Date: May 31 – June 2 Location: Patterson Kaye Resort in Bracebridge, Ontario Teacher: Paul Baranowski, founder and senior teacher of Luminous Ground Be the first to get all the details when you sign up to our newsletter! You can do so by filling out the newsletter form on the right panel >>>

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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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