Sutra Studies Week 51: Check-In | The Distinction Between Pain And Suffering (Ignorance And Knowledge/Awareness)

Making the distinction between pain and suffering, or ignorance and knowledge, is simple in principle, but the distinction often requires a high level of discernment, which is where things fall apart for most people. If a person is steeped in … Read MoreRead More

Sutra Studies Week 50: Check-In | The Ignorance Of Unconscious Bias (For Example Racial Bias) Is Often Tied To A Strong Attachments To Ego-Identity For Most

I once sat at a kitchen table with a person who claimed to be “race/color-blind;” a person who claimed to see “all people as they are.” We sat together so that I could oversee his completion of an emotional intelligence … Read MoreRead More

The Yoga of Coping With Racial Trauma: Protecting Yourself And Your “Black” Children From The Internal (And External) Damage Inflicted By Hatred

“[S]uddenly there was Sweet Home rolling, rolling, rolling out before her eyes, and although there was not a leaf on that farm that did not make her want to scream, it rolled itself out before her in shameless beauty. It … Read MoreRead More