6 Lessons I Learned While Staying at a Buddhist Monastery

SURAT THANI, THAILAND – “This will be your last day of speaking. Tomorrow morning we will enter into silence for the next ten days.” The Buddhist nun was dressed in pristine white robes. The warm light illuminating the room reflected off of her impressively smooth and shaved skull. She stood in front of a group…

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8 Days at the Sarinbuana Eco Lodge in Bali

Fresh vegan meals straight from the garden, rescued monkeys, bright green rice terraces and a hidden natural swimming hole. This eco lodge in Bali will connect you with a tropical paradise.

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Mountain Meditation in Tabanan, Bali

If you had all the time in the world would meditating be easy? The mountainous region of Tabanan, Bali challenges and surprises me.

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Daily Dharma Quote of the Day

Know that your precious, infinitely beloved, and irreplaceable self will dissolve like a sand castle, grain by grain—and what a relief it is to know. You exist in a great space of knowing, filled with the shared ephemerality of all things. —Sallie Tisdale, “Self-Care for Future Corpses”

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What You’re Doing Wrong On Your Path to Self-Improvement.

You’re making a huge mistake. You know how to achieve inner peace but somehow, you’re still miserable. This is why.

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How to Take Care of Your “Spiritual Hygiene”.

We tend to our daily hygiene but abandon spiritual routine with ease. Here’s why your spiritual habits should be a priority and how to take care of spiritual hygiene.

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Quote of the Day

Drink your tea slowly and reverently, as if it is the axis on which the world earth revolves – slowly, evenly, without rushing toward the future. Thich Nhat Hanh

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Acceptance.

Accept what is; love what is.

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A New World: The Next Stage of Human Evolution

If you’re a human being reading this, you may have noticed that the state of affairs in the world are turbulent at best. Some might say, the pilot has left the cockpit and we are in a full on nose dive to our firey deaths. Have you put your oxygen mask on?

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Use a Painful Breakup to Become Enlightened.

A first love, a long-lasting marriage, or a painful divorce, are all opportunities for growth and greater consciousness. 

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