Compassion and love constitute non-violence in action. They are the source of all spiritual qualities: forgiveness, tolerance, and all the virtues. They give meaning to our activities and make them constructive. There is nothing amazing about being rich or highly educated. It is only when the individual has a warm heart do these attributes become worthwhile.
We all have this precious gem of unconditional love, wisdom, and bliss within us, but we usually have so much junk covering it that we fail to recognize it. Practice stillness in the present moment. […]
When we are happy we get excited. When we are down we get sad. But why? Learning equanimity with the eight worldly concerns is important, at least to try. They are: reputation and disgrace; praise […]