Meditatieoefening

Shamatha meditatie oefening  Shamatha meditatie is een meditatievorm die gericht is op het werken met je aandacht.  Shamatha wordt ook wel ‘calm abiding’ (rustig-erbij-blijven) meditatie genoemd, is een meditatie die werkt met je aandacht, een mindfullness meditatie.  Een mooie instructie wordt gegeven in de video door David Nichtern  (zie ook: http://davidnichtern.com/meditation/) Houding Voordat je aan een meditatie begint is het … Lees meer

Sogyal Rinpoche – Life’s purpose

Soygal Rinpoche about the nature of mind and the purpose of life Sogyal Rinpoche is geboren in Kham, in Oost-Tibet, en werd herkend als de incarnatie van een groot meester en visionaire heilige uit de 19e eeuw: Tertön Sogyal Lerab Lingpa. Toen hij zes maanden oud was, ging hij het klooster in van Jamyang Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö, een van de meest … Lees meer

About Sanne Bruijne

I facilitate personal and professional challenges, and work on an individual basis as with groups. Prior to working as a life coach, I was a leader in the field of social change and environmental conservation, working for over 20 years with various national and international NGO’s. About To my work with them I bring my learning from buddhism, mind-body work … Lees meer

His Holiness the Karmapa: The technology of the heart

His Holiness the Karmapa: The technology of the heart Ogyen Trinley Dorje is the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa, a revered figure in Tibetan Buddhism devoted to preserving and propagating Buddhist teachings. He talks about how he was discovered to be the reincarnation of a revered figure in Tibetan Buddhism. In telling his story, he urges us to work on not just … Lees meer

the Dalai Lama – Extract from ‘The Universe in a Single Atom’

“One of the most important philosophical insights in Buddhism comes from what is known as the theory of emptiness. At its heart is the deep recognition that there is a fundamental disparity between the way we perceive the world, including our own experience in it, and the way things actually are. In our day-to-day experience, we tend to relate to … Lees meer

Deep Ecology

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaDeep ecology (WIKI) is a recent branch of ecological philosophy (ecosophy) that considers humankind an integral part of its environment. Deep ecology places greater value on non-human species, ecosystems and processes in nature than established environmental and green movements. Deep ecology has led to a new system of environmental ethics. The core principle of deep ecology as originally developed is Næss’s doctrine of biospheric egalitarianism — the claim that all living things … Lees meer