Buddhist Deity Green Tara – Bringing Help Quickly I DharmaCrafts

Buddhist Deity Green Tara – Bringing Help Quickly

Tara has many forms, including the 21 Taras – the manifestations of the great Female Buddha. She is often referred to as the Mother of Mercy and Co...
Buddhist Deity Green Tara – Bringing Help Quickly I DharmaCrafts

Buddhist Deity Green Tara – Bringing Help Quickly

Tara has many forms, including the 21 Taras – the manifestations of the great Female Buddha. She is often referred to as the Mother of Mercy and Co...
Don't Choose to Meditate I DharmaCrafts

Don't Choose to Meditate - Koun Franz

The other day, everything went wrong. It was one of those days that had all the ingredients for anxiety: money, miscommunication, bureaucracy, bad ...
Superman, Meditation, and Mindfulness I DharmaCrafts

Superman, Meditation, and Mindfulness - Koun Franz

It’s hard to talk about Buddhist meditation without talking about samatha and vipassana, the two most basic approaches to the mind. Different tradi...
Benefits of Body Scan Meditation I DharmaCrafts

Benefits of Body Scan Meditation

The Body Scan Meditation is one of the most widely acknowledged forms of meditation.  It is a great option for those who are new to meditation and ...
The Sentence of You I DharmaCrafts

The Sentence of You - Koun Franz

A friend of mine came out as gay back in the nineties—he had left our little town for a few years after high school and then come back, the same gu...
Which Face is Yours I DharmaCrafts

Which Face is Yours? - Koun Franz

Before the time of the Buddha, there were the brahmaviharas, literally the “abodes of Brahma”: empathetic joy (mudita), loving-kindness (metta), co...
Benefits of Meditating Outside I DharmaCrafts

Benefits of Meditating Outside

Meditation is good for you no matter what.  Regular meditation practice can aid in lowering your blood pressure, reduce stress levels, and help to ...
Forgiveness Meditation Script I DharmaCrafts

Meditation for Forgiveness

This 10 minute forgiveness meditation script is designed to bring you into the heart space to forgive or ask for forgiveness. Originally a meditat...
One with Everything I DharmaCrafts

One with Everything - Koun Franz

What did the Buddhist monk say to the hotdog vendor? “Make me one with everything.” This joke has a few distinctions. It was probably the first Bud...
Earth Touching Buddha Statues I DharmaCrafts

Earth Touching Buddha Statues – Acting from The Space of Wisdom.

Depictions of Buddha almost always involve him sitting, standing, or reclining in precise postures. His body and his hands are often placed in a pa...
Lotus Symbolism in Buddhism I DharmaCrafs

Lotus Symbolism in Buddhism – Blooming Through The Muck

Buddhists believe in something called Samsara. It is the continuous birth, death, and rebirth that beings go through while they pursue enlightenmen...