Healing Resources

Healing, Suppport, and Study Resources

—This is a small collection of helpful books, online articles, videos, and teachers that we’ve found to be healing and supportive, as well as enlightening about the subject of ethical behavior within Dharma groups. It’s very wide-ranging. In this way there’s something for everyone. We hope that you will find something that touches and enriches you. And please share your suggestions in the comments section!

Guidance from The Dalai Lama

His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s Advice for Western Dharma Teachers and Students 1993. (16 hours of video)
Commentary & Notes from two of the attendees of the conference

Websites

Trauma Bonding

Ted Talks

Brene Brown – The Power Of Vulnerability
Brene Brown – Listening To Shame

Facebook

Beating Trauma

Books

The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World – Dalai Lama, Desmond Tutu, Douglas Abrams
Beyond Religion – His Holiness the Dalai Lama
Confession of a Buddhist Atheist – Stephen Batchelor (Not at all like the title. Actually a good historical study on Buddhism, as well as very interesting details from his attendance at the conference in ‘93 with His Holiness the Dalai Lama.)
Loving Kindness – Sharon Salzberg
The Joy Diet – Martha Beck
The Mindful Path To Self Compassion – Christopher Germer, PhD

Teachers

Food for Thought

An interesting documentary regarding the source of spiritual power

One’s Own Practice Tools

After studying and practicing for years, we all have practice tools that help us heal. Several that have been recommended lately are:
Tonglen
Vajrasattva
Shamatha/Vipassana
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