Mindful U at Naropa University

17. Lama Rod Owens: A Dialogue Between Love and Rage

March 13th, 2018  •  37 mins 29 secs  •  Download (86.1 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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There will always be suffering. But with meditation, we begin to transform our relationship to the suffering and therefore the suffering itself transforms too. Dharma is all about relationships - it’s about how we are centered within our sense of self. And ego how the ego is always interpreting phenomena. Ego interprets phenomenon to give itself life, and the narrative, and the purpose - but that purpose doesn't have to be about being happy and free. It can also be about suffering and pain. You know? Any way that the ego can actually differentiate itself, it will do that.