The Spiritual Path: Part Three

May 29, 2023   |   1 Comment

Audio-only version is here.
Meditation practice begins at 17:44.

Dear Open Heart Project,

Hello and welcome to video #3 in this series on the three steps, or yanas, of the spiritual path. Today we discuss the third step. (If you missed the first two or would like a refresher, the first video is here and the second video is here.

While the first step focused on stabilizing your personal situation (and practice), the second step is about the heart opening that ensues organically. The third step is about realizing that the world you live in is sacred.

What moments in your life have been clearly sacred to you?

Love, Susan

PS: This video mentions the fascinating work into the sacred through the 5 Buddha Families as interpreted through works of art by Kevin Townley in his book Look, Look, Look, Look, Look Again: Buddhist Wisdom Reflected in 26 Artists.

PPS: If you would like a supportive community with whom you can deepen your practice, you’re always welcome to join the Open Heart Project sangha. We’d love to practice together with you.

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  • Posted by:  Betsy Loeb

    Dear Susan, Thank you so much for your teachings. I’ve veiwed them in the past, and this time I feel my understanding sharpening. Reviewing these 3 videos within a short period of time has been so helpful in my understanding of how they distinguish themselves and how they interact with each other. With great appreciation, Betsy

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