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SoulTalk with Kute Blackson

Nov 13, 2020

“Right now, you are the result of what you were, and you're the cause of what you will be. So right now you can change everything.”

Episode Summary: Karma means the cause and result of everything we do, think, say, creating our future. Gelong Thubten, a Buddhist monk, meditation teacher and author, shares his deep wisdom on how helping others in times of suffering can be fulfilling and create happiness within. Thubten dives deep with the most existential questions we have, suggesting that the awareness of death and impermanence could actually make us live our lives more fully. Listen to this inspiring episode and be in the moment, enjoy it, and use this time in a productive way making the world a better place. Now is all we have!

In This Episode You Will Learn:

  • The real meaning of meditation and how to practice properly.
  • How to be more compassionate to others and work on developing inner peace.
  • How to cultivate the power of commitment within yourself.
  • How to see a different perspective about abuse and pain, and be able to help others.
  • How to work on developing your compassion and humility even with a busy life.

Some Questions That I Ask:

  • What inspired you to become a monk and leave everything behind?
  • How can we prevent doubt from hijacking and taking over your life?
  • What is meditation and why do we have resistance to it?
  • How can you access more compassion for another when you feel the opposite?
  • What does enlightenment mean for Buddhists?
  • What is the meaning of karma? Are there things that we can do to create good karma for ourselves?
  • How do we stay humble when we become successful?