Awakening through the Body talk at CIMC

In May 2016, Lama Willa Miller gave a talk on “Awakening through the Body” at Cambridge Insight Meditation Center. Although the body is often neglected in the life of many spiritual practitioners, it can be a door for us into compassion. The body can teach compassion.   Listen at cimc.dharmaseed.org   Also, check out the upcoming retreat Read more about Awakening through the Body talk at CIMC[…]

Natural awareness talk at CIMC

In September 2016, Lama Willa Miller gave a talk on Natural awareness at Cambridge Insight Meditation Center. Natural awareness is not something that we create or fabricate, and it is not something outside of our everyday experience. Natural awareness is present right within the everyday, every moment. It is our birthright. Listen at cimc.dharmaseed.org

Subtle Body Meditation and Teaching

The highest expression of enlightenment is not an intellectual exercise. It is the realization of a non-dual, non-conceptual state. With this in mind, Lama Willa Miller guides us through a meditation and then gives a Dharma talk on the subtle body in Tibetan Buddhism. Listen now:   Download for later: Click here   This was Read more about Subtle Body Meditation and Teaching[…]

Buddhist Geeks Episode 323: Bodhisattva Activist

From the Buddhist Geeks website Lama Willa Miller, David Loy, and host Vincent Horn conclude a Geeks of the Round Table discussion on the intersection of Buddhism with ecological activism. They explore the idea that the Buddha was a social and political activist, what it means to acknowledge ecology as an ethical issue, and how these Read more about Buddhist Geeks Episode 323: Bodhisattva Activist[…]

Buddhist Geeks Episode 322: Eco-Dharma

From the Buddhist Geeks website Lama Willa Miller and David Loy join host Vincent Horn for Geeks of the Round Table to discuss how Buddhist concerns intersect with ecological & activist concerns.   The trio talk about the upcoming Eco-Dharma Conference, examine some ways Buddhist philosophy can contribute to the global ecology discussion, and then Read more about Buddhist Geeks Episode 322: Eco-Dharma[…]

Sacred World with Lama Willa and Elizabeth Mattis-Namgyel

Vajrayana Buddhism introduces us to a sacred world through the rich and magical imagery of deities and mandalas. But until we understand the wisdom behind this imagery it will have no personal meaning for us. The Vajrayana challenges us to question: “How do we understand deity beyond conceptual fabrication? What is the nature of deity? Read more about Sacred World with Lama Willa and Elizabeth Mattis-Namgyel[…]