Nathan Glyde has been practicing and studying meditation since 1997, and sharing teachings on retreats since 2007. In 2004 he co-founded SanghaSeva whose retreats emphasise wisdom and compassion in ecological and humanitarian service.
Don’t end (transition, as you continue where you are);
Don’t waste/squander (like dark chocolate and fine art):
Don’t rush (always go slower and give more time than you think you need);
Don’t limit (self, practice, come to all of life).
With respect to all those who suffer, struggle, or have far to go, this talk explores the beneficial power of finding well-being through how we live, relate, and conceive. May it serve us to serve others, and help make a more beautiful and equitable world for all beings.
A talk about the directionality of our thinking, based on the wisdom of the two sorts of thinking sutta (MN19). With less identification, and a sense of supporting samadhi, we can navigate the world of the heart-mind.
Emptiness doesn't imply detachment, or that another's suffering doesn't matter. Understanding emptiness and Dependent Origination liberates love from self-concern, and opens wise ways to interact with and change the world. "The Sūtra says that outer things are not at all real – it is the mind that manifests in various ways. This teaching that dismisses outer forms was only a device to counteract the strong attachment that we have to things." –Chandrakīrti