Tag Archive for: ignorance

Embracing Groundlessness

Through a dedicated mindfulness practice, we may find freedom in groundlessness - the ambiguity and uncertainty that is characteristic of all life.

Wise Perspective: Seeing Things Clearly

Our perspective becomes the scaffolding for our practice, and at the same time, our practice helps us develop clearer understanding and wiser ways of relating with ourselves and the world around us.

Mindfulness of Doubt

Mindfulness can help us find middle ground so that we might navigate the paradox of doubt with greater wisdom and less struggle.

Mindfulness of Self-Fulfilling Assumptions

Assumptions are one of the many mental habits that can cause us and those around us much suffering. A practice of mindfulness can clarify this, offering us a wider range of choices for wise responding.

Liberation: The True Meaning of Freedom

True freedom comes from within. Through the practice of mindfulness we cultivate an understanding of, and a new relationship with, the things that most often hold us captive, such as ignorance, attachment and aversion.

Foundations of Mindfulness

There are four foundational elements of mindfulness - key areas for focusing careful attention in meditation practice. Through exploration of body sensations, feeling tones, mental states, and the nature of experience, we can gain insight and decrease suffering in ourselves and others.

Waking Up to Our Ignorance

The word ignorance has a very negative connotation, but it really is just a state of unawareness – of not knowing. We all experience it at different times and in various aspects of our lives. Ignorance can arise from a lack of exposure, confusion,…

The Myths of Mindfulness

Mindfulness might be considered a household word these days and in its dissemination, it has been mischaracterized in a number of ways. It is a state of being that can be cultivated with practice, involving purposeful, yet gentle and…