Author Archives: Margie Meyer

Before you begin

If you’re interested in “meeting the Buddha” and following the spiritual path he described, then there are a few things you should know before you begin. First, Buddhism is primarily a study of mind and a system for training the mind. It is spiritual in nature, not religious. Its goal is self-knowledge, not salvation; freedom, […]

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Challenging our cultural conditioning

It’s not an easy thing to challenge your cultural conditioning, to break through its constraints, and then to go further and penetrate the more subtle conditioning of your own mind. But that’s the nature of the search for truth that frees you from illusion. When I think of that freedom and finding the courage to […]

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