How Does Siddhartha Find the Middle Path
The story of Siddhartha teaches us that you do not have to be a monk to attain spiritual enlightenment. While the material world tempts us with worldly treasures, and often ensnare us with distractions pulling us away from our true selves, there is a way back to center. The natural world is all around us, and […]
Diane Musho Hamilton—What is Enlightenment?
What is enlightenment? According to Diane Musho Hamilton, Zen teacher, enlightenment is “the awakening to the reality that you aren’t fundamentally separate and your identification as a limited separate self is just one tiny minuscule perspective of what is.” Elaborating on this thought, she says “enlightenment is the recognition that your nature is nothing other […]