We are turning another page. In less than 24 hours 2021 will be history, and 2022 a reality, so to speak. Rather than pass time meaninglessly, make effort to change from the inside. We never know when we will die. It would be a pity to die with regret. Let’s get to work TODAY! There is no time to waste. Recognize our destructive emotions and transform anger into patience, jealousy into appreciation, and arrogance into humility. Remember again and again the kindness of our mother (or whomever) of this life and extend to all sentient beings who have been our mothers. Search again and again for “me.” After looking everywhere, “I” cannot be found! Everything are only mental fabrications, that fuel all of our misery. Fly to the other shore this New Year’s Day. Fly baby fly!
1000 years ago, Langri Thangpa wrote 8 verses of mind training (lojong tsigyema), summarizing the path to enlightenment. The first 7 explain compassion, and the 8th wisdom. The 2nd verse reads: “Whenever I am with […]
Humility is an important ingredient to a healthy and happy life. Humility at core recognizes that there are 7 nearly 8 billion people and countless animals who also feel they are number one. This breaks […]