When you’re hot, you’re hot. When you’re not, you’re not. And that’s o.k. Life has its ups and downs. To be able to ride the waves with grace, not being blown out of the water, is to be wisely aware. This wisdom awareness also entails self-compassion, and compassion for others. “Rho.chik” literally means “one taste” in Tibetan. It is cultivated through sustained deep awareness. Awareness without grasping at anything. Our minds and hearts are wide open, allowing anything and everything that arises to flow through without sticking. All experience has the same flavor of knowing experientially all appearances to be false, deep unconditional love, and bliss.
Let’s learn to rest the mind
We’ve rested the body. Now let’s learn to rest the mind. This is crucial for good physical and mental health, let alone inner peace. There are different levels of resting the mind. First, we just […]
When we practice awareness of the present moment
2018 Nov. 25 Shantideva “A Guide to The Bodhisattva’s Way of Life”
Nov. 25, 2018 Shantideva “A Guide to The Bodhisattva’s Way of Life” Shantideva “A Guide to the Boddhisattva’s Way of Life” is one of the most important Tibetan Buddhist texts regarding compassion. Dr. Barry Kerzin […]