His Holiness the Dalai Lama believes all things first originate in the mind. Things and events depend heavily on motivation. A real sense of appreciation of humanity, compassion, and love are the key points. If we develop a good heart, then whether the field is science, agriculture, or politics, since motivation is so very important, things will become more meaningful and beneficial.
8 Verses of Mind Training
Congratulations to all of you who have the courage and tenacity to read all the last 8 posts explaining the ‘8 Verses of Mind Training’ by Geshe Langri Thangpa. It is not easy, especially the […]
Strong and wise, but without anger or violence
Compassion is often misunderstood. Partly because we do not have a good word in English that gives the full meaning of ‘nyingje’ or ‘karuṇā’. Not only is this general compassion, it includes enlightened wisdom. There […]
Our motivation and attitude are crucial, but rarely considered. We just go along without thinking of our motivation, and without setting a positive motivation. This makes much of what we do meaningless, or even harmful. […]