About Impermanence

Impermanence is one of the essential doctrines and a part of three marks of existence in Buddhism. The doctrine asserts that all of conditioned existence, without exception, is "transient, evanescent, inconstant".
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The Art of cultivating stillness

The Art of cultivating stillness

In Asian and movement practices, stillness is not just the absence of movement, it is seen as a powerful presence that infuses movement with depth and significance. An integral part of the movement It is truly captivating when , Noh actor, bugaku dancers or Balinese dancers pause in their performances because the stillness they exhibit is an integral part of the movement itself. This can be observed in Japanese Noh actors and Sufi dervishes .
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Samatha as a preparatory stage for Vipassanā

is commonly seen as a foundational practice, serving as a preparatory step for more advanced of , including Vipassanā. It plays a crucial role in calming the and reducing distractions, making it easier for practitioners to progress in their spiritual journey. Vipassanā, on the other hand, is considered an advanced practice that directly addresses the insight and components of the . It is often undertaken after a foundation in .

Interpreting of Wheel of Life

is a symbolic representation of cyclic existence found on the outside walls of and monasteries in the Indo- region. This pictorial presents basic concepts such as and rebirth in a manner that can be understood by uneducated or illiterate people. Alternate translations for include the Buddhist , wheel of cyclic existence, wheel of becoming, etc. The Viability of of life In this .

Tibetan medicine – Elements, Energies, and Diagnosis

is a science, , and that provides a holistic approach to care. It is a science because its principles are enumerated in a systematic and logical framework based on an understanding of the and its relationship to the environment. It is an art because it uses diagnostic based on the creativity, insight, subtlety, and of the medical practitioner. And it is a philosophy because it embraces the key .

Eighth Step – Right Concentration

What is ? Fixing the to a single object ("One-pointedness of mind"): this is . The four Fundamentals of (seventh step): these are the objects of concentration. The four Great Efforts (sixth step): these are the requisites for concentration. The practicing, developing and cultivating of these things: this is the "Development" of concentration. Right Concentration has two degrees of development: Neighborhood concentration Attainment concentration Neighborhood Concentration approaches the first , without however attaining it. Attainment concentration is the .

Seventh Step – Right Attentiveness

What is ? The only way that leads to the attainment of , to the overcoming of sorrow and lamentation, to the end of pain and grief, to the entering upon the right path and the realization of , is the "Four Fundamentals of ." In them, the disciple dwells in of the , in contemplation of Feeling, in contemplation of the , in contemplation of the Mind-objects, ardent, clearly conscious and attentive, .

The Wheel of Life

illustrates in a popular way the of the , the Four Truths,  the existence of earthly , its origin and cause, the ending or prevention of misery and the practice path to liberation from suffering.   The   Three Poisons The center of the wheel represents the three poisons. They are or , or aggression, . Desire is passion, one of the three principal destructive .