“Row, row, row your boat, gently down the stream, merrily, merrily, merrily, merrily, life is but a dream.” When we awake from a dream, our dear friend in the dream vanishes. Reality is like that. When we wake up from the deception, we see everything like a dream image upon awakening. Nothing is solid and objectively real. Modern quantum physicists come to the same conclusion that nothing exists objectively. Even beginning to understand this counterintuitive wisdom opens our heart. It deflates our inflated ego. Love and compassion burst forth! With deeper cultivation of this wisdom, we live in grace, combining wisdom and Bodhicitta, continually working for the benefit of others.
Love yourself, love others
Love makes the world go around. Love, love, love is what it is all about. Love yourself, love others. Just love, and more love. We are trying to make love our default state. It is […]
Contemplative or analytical meditation
The second type of meditation is contemplative or analytical meditation. In this type of meditation we think about a certain topic like impermanence, compassion, or wisdom (shunyata). When we get some feeling, understanding, or an […]
Like an illusion
Experience of our days is up and down. This is on the outside and superficial. As we practice more, an inner experience begins to permeate our whole experience, our whole being. At first it waxes […]