The Buddha's Father I DharmaCrafts

The Buddha's Father- Koun Franz

It’s said that soon after the birth of Siddhartha (the Buddha-to-be), a local seer, Asita, came down from his hermitage in the mountains to check t...
The Buddha's Father I DharmaCrafts

The Buddha's Father- Koun Franz

It’s said that soon after the birth of Siddhartha (the Buddha-to-be), a local seer, Asita, came down from his hermitage in the mountains to check t...
Cleanse & Charge Your Crystals I DharmaCrafts

Cleanse & Charge Your Crystals

All over the world people have found crystals to be powerful tools and energy conductors.  They can be used in magic and healing ceremonies and wor...
Mindful Stretches I DharmaCrafts

Mindful Stretches

Does your body hurt during seated meditation? If so, this video will guide you through a few mindful yoga stretches meant to open your body for se...
The Four Foundations of Mindfulness I DharmaCrafts

The Four Foundations of Mindfulness- Koun Franz

Mindfulness, simply put, is paying attention on purpose. We can pay attention to anything, which means there is no activity, no experience, no enco...
Palo Santo the Holy Wood that Gets Better with Age I DharmaCrafts

Palo Santo, the Holy Wood that Gets Better with Age.

The use of Palo Santo dates back to the Inca empire. Wisdom about using Palo Santo was passed down and used by shamans (called Curanderos) during r...
I don't Know - Koun Franz

I don't Know - Koun Franz

What is Buddhist practice for? Different traditions might answer this question in different ways: to purify karma, to attain enlightenment, to cult...
Guided Metta Meditation

Guided Metta Meditation

This guided Metta Meditation is based on the idea of loving kindness. This meditation is good for anyone who wishes to offer blessings to someone ...
The Three Minds of the Cook I DharmaCrafts

The Three Minds of the Cook- Koun Franz

Dogen, the founder of Soto Zen in Japan, wrote about how to do all the ordinary tasks of monastic life: how to use the toilet, how to open doors, h...
The Zafu Cushion

The Zafu Cushion

Zafu cushions are the traditional cushions used in Japanese Zen Meditation, also known as Zazen, which is simply a seated meditation.  Eventually t...
Get Lost I DharmaCrafts

Get Lost - Koun Franz

When’s the last time you got lost? I live in Halifax, Nova Scotia, a city that seems to have very few straight streets or right angles. For the fir...
Non Attachment Meditation

Non Attachment Meditation

  This guided meditation is a practice in non attachment. This meditation will help you clear your mind of troubling thoughts while relieving ...