If Rebel Buddha were an American Psychotherapist, what would she have to say? How would she teach and guide her peer psychotherapists? What is truly healing and beneficial for clients?
Special Guest Post by Lama Palden
What happens when, instead of defending ourselves against our suffering, we welcome it with awareness? What is that like?
How can I apply the Buddhist teachings about interdependence to my fear of asking for help? Am I a nuisance to others? How to examine the inner movies and hidden scripts that determine our beliefs about who we are.
“If we can be fully present in the space of any emotion in its naked, raw state without conceptualizing it, then we stand a chance of transcending our dualistic mind, right then and there.”
“Sometimes the most powerful medicine we can offer for suffering of any kind is simply kindness.”
What happens when we add inquiry to Buddha’s essential teachings? How can we examine our own experience to explore the truth in our hearts? Lama Palden guides us in exploring our subconscious thoughts and feelings in relation to the first Noble Truth.