When attempting to fly to the other shore, never get lost. The journey is a long one, so never get lost. Never lose sight of love and compassion. All our mothers are suffering terribly. Our flight direction is always directed towards alleviating their misery. To be effective, we must purify ourselves. The more we purify, the more effective we can be at relieving their pain. Set your sites on enlightenment, the best way to alleviate misery of others and yourself. To mitigate and fully alleviate suffering, we must know reality correctly. There is no better new years resolution than cultivating universal compassion and the wisdom realizing the lack of objective existence, that thing do not exist on their own. Everything exists in relationship, in a dependent manner.
“When another person makes you suffer, it is because he/she suffers deeply within him/herself, and his/her suffering is spilling over. He/she does not need punishment; rather needs help,” Thich Nhat Hahn. HH Dalai Lama often […]
We must be careful when we tap into the massive suffering in the world, not to be crushed and overwhelmed. Recognizing others’ suffering opens our hearts to compassion. It does not close our hearts. This […]
Ice cream shops have many flavors to choose from. So do love and compassion. Love and compassion have many flavors starting with generosity. Giving involves material gifts, shelter and safety, as well as teaching the […]