Contemplative Studies Program Blog
The Perfection of Generosity | Step 24 of Awakening in 30 Steps Aug 09, 2021

Having established the altruistic intention, we move to the altruistic actions. These six modes of training build our capacity for optimal social engagement while at the same time cultivate the inner qualities leading to Buddhahood.

The Mahayana is the path of awakening through our social...

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Buddhist Pilgrimage: Purpose and Practice: deepening one’s connection, devotion and commitment to the Dharma Oct 10, 2019

Pilgrimage changed my life, and in the last twenty years since my first adventure to the holy sites of the Buddha in Northern India when I was just twenty years old, I’ve had the fortune to embark on five other excursions. Now I lead pilgrimages to sacred sites all over Buddhist Asia,...

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