Tag Archives: buddhism

“Does Life Suck?” A Fun Talk by Ajahn Brahm

“Does Life Suck?”, a dharma talk by Ajahn Brahm from The Buddhist Society Western Australia.

Dealing with Difficult People (Ajahn Brahm)

Holding up the Zen end of this blog, an entertaining and practical dharma talk, Dealing with Difficult People, given by Ajahn Brahm from The Buddhist Society Western Australia. I especially enjoyed the story, “The Donkey Who Fell in the Well,” starting at 0:53:25 and “What mosquitos taught me,” starting at 1:05:00.

Tao Te Ching – Modern Political, Economic Wisdom

Interested in learning more about Taoism and how it relates and differs from Buddhism, Lao Tzu’s Tao Te Ching has been on my reading list for the past year. While the text’s true authorship and date of publication are debated, according to tradition The Tao Te Ching was written by Taoist sage Laozi (or Lao […]

5 Health Things to Blog (if I had time)

1. Marathon. Signed up and training for my first marathon (Dec. 2). 2. Veggie experiment. First two weeks eating vegetarian. What it’s like. 3. Learning Vipassana. (Meditation). Podcast-curious to first sitting. 4. No coffee, tea. Two weeks trading the bean for green tea. 5. Ironman in 2008. Yes, no, maybe?