Explore the connection between mindfulness and happiness
A talk at the University of Hawaii in Oct 2016, about how success in the pursuit of happiness requires a total revolution of the heart – a complete spiritual transformation.
The Dalai Lama stated that the two key factors to happiness are: 1) having a purpose and, 2) serving others. This is fundamentally true and so here we examine the question of what it means to have purpose. Sorry about the video quality – technical issues.
The question “what if I break up with me?” is a joke but the subject is not. It has become commonplace for mental healthcare professionals to promote an idea that is considered in all authentic and ancient yoga teachings to be unhealthy and detrimental for your happiness and the spiritual experience of self-realization. It is common to see articles from…
Latest talk from Mantra Night put on every Sunday by Meditation New Zealand. This is about loneliness, why we experience it and what to do about it.
This is a really important topic for all of us travelling on the spiritual path. Unfortunately it was only partially videoed on a phone and also audio recorded on a phone, so the video and audio are not the best. Apologies for that, but the subject is extremely important so I am posting it anyway.
Latest talk from the weekly Mantra Night event put on by Meditation New Zealand. Its a basic introduction to meditation and the use of sacred sounds or mantras.
It has become very common for people to use the phrase “Spiritual but not Religious”, so we explored that idea a little bit.
This was a talk from the weekly Mantra Night held every Sunday evening at Grey Lynn Community Center at 6pm. It is about tolerance and the role it plays in my search for happiness. The great Vedic spiritual text known as the Srimad Bhagavatam defines tolerance as to “patiently endure unhappiness”. Tolerance is a “must have” quality if one is to succeed…