The Power of Breath

In the teachings of practical spirituality we often tend to focus on the breath. The Buddha himself paid a great deal of attention to the simple, yet powerful, dynamic of observing the breath. In fact, one of the most important discourses found in the early Buddhist canon is entitled the Full Awareness of Breathing Sutra….

From Symbols to Reality

What if the outer world and the inner world did not directly connect us to what is real? Instead, every subjective noumenon and objective phenomenon is more of the nature of a symbol, like shadows on a wall or contents within a dream? Spiritual awakening could then be described as decoding the symbols of our…