“Basic human nature is compassionate and gentle. On that level, the seven billion human beings are the same. We are all brothers and sisters. On the secondary level, yes, there are differences—different races, countries, systems, and religions. There are too many differences. I think all our man-made problems are actually based on this secondary level of difference. But if you go deeper—to the fundamental human level—there is no demarcation, no barrier. We are the same human being. Everybody is born from a mother and grows up needing human affection. All the same!” HH Dalai Lama sharing his profound wisdom and vast compassion.
4th of July commemorates American independence. Lincoln said it eloquently during the American Civil War in his Gettysburg Address, “… a government of the people, by the people, and for the people….” He was referring […]
Jul. 13 Sat. – 16 Tue.2019 Meditation Retreat in Nagano “Healing Mother Earth” Message from Barry Kerzin Mother earth is crying out for help. Our children’s wellbeing, and even survival, are at stake. What contemplative […]
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 […]