How to add beads and spacers, tips on using a mala. General advice on how to handle Dharma items.
How to make a mala – Tibetan prayer beads. Part 1.
In my book I mentioned that you could find the How To for the Dharma Desk I made myself. It’s a pretty simple thing to build. If I can do it with limited skills, I’m sure anyone with a little knowledge could make a real nice version of this.
The types of meditation meetings that you’ll see around the country are mostly from the view of Buddhists in recovery. The way we set up our 12-Step Sangha meeting here in Portland is more like, “Meditation for Recovering People.”
Using Technology to Stay Sober. I’ve been on Facebook for a couple of years, but just started using it this past year. Same thing with Myspace, though I’ve used it a big longer. I collect friends by searching for who’s friends with whom, using search terms like Buddhism or recovery and similar methods. It has definitely helped me make connections that I wouldn’t have ever made.