Q: Can You Expand On, ‘Imbalance Can Also Be Beautiful’?

(approx. 7 minutes) KEYWORDS: “I have been reading this verse recently and wondered if you can expand a bit on, ‘imbalance also being beautiful’, and if you can offer any examples.” Dhammapada verse 194, Ikebana, Buddhist Society Summer School, forms, space, spirit, forest monastery, beautiful aspiration, sincere interest, relevant questions, patience, emotionally illiterate, intuitively blind, commitment, modesty, humility, soft powers, subtle beauty, materialism.

Q: What Role Do You Address To Meditation Techniques?

(approx. 12 minutes) Keywords: Form and spirit, playing a violin, right holding, regularly, commitment, determination, internalised, structures encoded in the forms, Five Spiritual Faculties, trust, energy, embodied mindfulness, collectedness, discernment, creativity and agility, fundamentalism, meditation on listening to The Sound of Silence, accumulated denied fear, disillusionment, navaka monks training.