Posted by: Upāsaka | 02/15/2019

Commuter Practice

I continue to reap the benefits of gratitude practice and am finding new ways and circumstances in which to apply it every day. Even though I have been doing some mantra recitation everyday to receive blessings from Buddhas and bodhisattvas, I am not yet totally at ease; for some reason it doesn’t feel like “real” practice. Gratitude and appreciation, however, always feel like good practice and are able to transform my outlook and emotional state almost immediately. Best of all, gratitude is extremely portable: I can get its effects while waking to and from places or while on the train. Not so with mantra, parikamma like buddho or any other practice.

So, I hope to make gratitude practice my formal commuter practice. Wish me luck.


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