Urgency is all around us. For some people at some times, it is ever-present in our minds and can be overwhelming. Other people at other times may find that it is merely a backdrop of life that rises and falls with our daily experience. Either way, a sense of urgency is typically a product of Craving or Aversion which leads to Restlessness and Worry and a symphony of the Buddha’s Five Hindrances. In the often rare moments that we can control our lives, we can reduce or remove this sense of urgency, but what are we to do the rest of the time? In this week’s first in-person Sangha in a long while, Payton explored the topic of finding stillness in a painfully unpredictable world.
Payton played a talk by Tuere Sala which you can listen to here: