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Andre Taesan Halaw
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Passions Are Empty - Dharma talk
When we investigate our thoughts and emotions--the internal experiences that often have so much power over our happiness--we find that they are fleeting and substance-less. Then we find that there is no need to fight or abolish unpleasant emotions because t...

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Why Are We Here? - Dharma talk
If we pay attention to what is actually in front of us--as opposed to what we are thinking about--then we know exactly why we are here: to change the diaper, help a friend, write an article. Whatever appears before us then becomes our purpose. Introduction ...

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The Buddha Way is Endless - Dharma talk
Practice never ends. Awakening is not a destination; but rather, like reality itself, continues endlessly. Introduction and sound engineering by Tom Eunsahn Gartland.

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Opportunities to Awaken - Dharma talk
Every moment is fresh, new, and an expression of awakening itself; we simply need to pay attention to it to realize that. Introduction and sound engineering by Tom Eunsahn Gartland.

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Delusions Are Countless - Dharma talk
We don't need to uproot or annihilate our passions; rather, we must simply understand them. Seeing clearly reveals that our demons are really only shadows. No exorcism necessary. Introduction and sound engineering by Tom Eunsahn Gartland.

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Why We Help - Dharma talk
When we assume that we our view is better than someone else's, we can easily fall prey to egoism and dogmatism. If we strive to "liberate" other beings, we can may begin to think that we know what is best for them. "Helping" others, on the other hand, means...

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Everywhere is the Center - Dharma talk
We often think that some beings matter more than others. Buddhism challenges this view by revealing that all beings are of the highest value and that no being is any more important than any other. Introduction and sound engineering by Tom Eunsahn Gartland.  

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The Earth Is My Witness
The earth was not created; it most likely formed from the accumulation of interstellar dust in a process called planetary accretion . I raise this, not to undermine the notion of creationism, but to point out creationism's most dangerous logical conclusion-...

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Styrofoam Cake: Perfect Symbol for Trump's Presidency
Donald Trump commissioned his inaugural cake to be identical to President Obama's cake from 2012. (See photo above: Obama's is on the left. Click here for the story. ) While this may seem a bit strange, it's not what I find most fascinating about this bizar...
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