Be aware, fully aware. Train your mind to drop into the present moment at will. Whatever comes, please do not grasp or follow it. Let it flow through without clinging or attaching. This goes for thoughts, feelings, emotions, perceptions, bodily sensations, or anything coming your way. Stay wide open without grasping. Allow visual objects, sounds, smells, tastes, tactile sensations, and thoughts without blocking. But do not stick on them, rather allow them to flow through you. Remain relaxed while maintaining alertness. This balance is important, relaxed while alert. In this way you can access more subtle joyous minds of unconditional love and wisdom.
The first beneficiary of compassion is always oneself
The first beneficiary of compassion is always oneself. When compassion, or warm-heartedness, arises in us and our focus shifts away from our own narrow self-interest; it is as if we open an inner door. An […]
We are all visitors to this time
“We are all visitors to this time, to this place. We are just passing through. Our purpose here is to observe, to learn, to grow, to love, ….. and then we return home.” This is […]
The blocks to unconditional love
It comes down to unconditional love. The blocks to unconditional love, or Bodhicitta, are our destructive emotions like anger, jealously, pride, and selfishness. These are all rooted in a delusion that we and things exist […]