Below are the best articles we could find on Self-Reflection Practices and inner life.
Necessity being the mother of invention, it struck me that contemplation didn’t depend on a particular practice.
There are two kinds of refuge, says Mingyur Rinpoche—outer and inner. The reason we take refuge in the outer forms of enlightenment is so that we may find the buddha within.
As part of our #MeditationHacks series, a Mahayana Buddhist who is encouraged to practice for the benefit of all sentient being feels like they are only practicing for their own benefit. Venerable Thubten Chodron answers.
Today I want to describe various Stoic exercises that you can do to develop a Stoic outlook on life. While this is obviously useful for the would-be Stoic, I think that everyone can benefit these exercises.
As you enter a labyrinth as a walking meditation, it may be useful to visualize yourself walking into your own inner shrine.
It’s surprisingly easy to achieve lasting happiness — we just have to understand our own basic nature. The hard part, says Mingyur Rinpoche, is getting over our bad habit of seeking happiness in transient experiences.
Deep within, we find a message, according to Rilke. If we listen carefully, we may notice that the wonders within point us in the direction of home.
Play can feel silly, unproductive and time consuming. And that’s precisely the point.
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