In this episode, Ela Crain asks Ringu Tulku Rinpoche about how we can use our awareness throughout the day to deal with our responses to life’s events.
Ringu Tulku Rinpoche explains what awareness, consciousness, and mindfulness are and how they differ from each other. He dives into describing how we can use mindfulness to deal with strong emotions and override our habitual tendencies. He also mentions how to train our awareness to understand how we function in our minds and hearts.
Finally, Ringu Tulku Rinpoche touches on the difference between information and wisdom and how wisdom can guide us in our lives and save us from addiction or feeling guilty unnecessarily.