Meditation is not as impossible as you think!

website of Narissa Doumani, author of A Spacious Life: Memoir of a Meditator

I attended the launch event of Sakyadhita Australia, at the Buddhist Society of Victoria. Sakyadhita means daughters of the Buddha, and this non-profit, non-sectarian organisation was founded to connect and support local Buddhist women of all traditions. Click through for blog article about the event.

Daughters of the Buddha: Launch of Sakyadhita Australia

No Amount of Makeup Can Bring Out Your Inner Beauty. "Practicing mindfulness...means beginning to see the perfection of the present moment as it is, beyond the thoughts and emotions that usually cloud our perception. Our judgment is always an added extra. That being said, it's often not easy to accept the present moment or embrace ourselves as we are right now..."  #meditation #mindfulness #beauty #makeup

My world is full of pretty masks — faces plastered with foundation, caked with shimmer-dust and embellished with false eyelashes. Pouty rouged lips are a dime a dozen.

Meditation & working with the 'Monkey Mind' ~ a short guide to how it's done. #meditation #mindfulness #funny

Meditation & working with the 'Monkey Mind' ~ a short guide to how it's done.

I went to an unusual event at a local Moroccan deli-cafe recently; it's designed to open up conversation and break down cultural barriers... #peace #respect #harmony #faith

I went to an unusual event at a local Moroccan deli-cafe recently; it's designed to open up conversation and break down cultural barriers.

Would You Rather Be the Bigger Expert...or the Kinder Person?  "I attended a talk recently, where a well known local actress unabashedly bad-mouthed a fellow (rather famous) Australian actor. Her comments came within a conversation about living with wisdom, of all things..."  #kindness #nonjudgment

Would You Rather Be the Bigger Expert … or the Kinder Person?

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