Allart interviews Dr. Reginald Ray, PhD, author of 5 books, the latest, "Touching Enlightenment: Finding Realization in the Body" on the Dynamic Health show. Teaching within the lineage of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche, Dr. Ray is the senior dharma teacher of Tibetan meditation in the Shambhala Buddhist tradition at the Naropa Institute in Boulder, CO. More Information: www.dharmaocean.org
Hexagram 39 is named 蹇 (jian3), "Limping". Other variations include "obstruction" and "afoot". Its inner trigram is ☶ (艮 gen4) bound = (山) mountain, and its outer trigram is ☵ (坎 kan3) gorge = (水) water.
Birken Buddhist Forest Monastery is a monastic community practicing in the 'forest tradition' of Theravada Buddhism as originally established by the Buddha Siddhatta Gotama over 25 centuries ago in India. This practice focuses on the development of virtue, purification of the mind (meditation), and wisdom.
"A Sangha is a community of resistance, resisting the speed, violence and unwholesome ways of living that are prevalent in our society. Mindfulness is to protect ourselves and others. A good Sangha will lead us in the direction of harmony and awareness. The substance of the practice is most important. The forms can be adapted." ~ Thich Nhat Hahn