The second arrow

The parable of the second arrow is a well-known Buddhist story about dealing with suffering more skilfully.

Suffering in silence

  When we sit down to meditate, we naturally would like to have an experience which is peaceful, relaxing, and pleasant from beginning to end. However, as anyone who meditates regularly knows, this is not always the case. In fact, in addition to the distractions of a busy mind, what we often find in meditation […]