The primary cause for wealth (of all kinds) is generosity. The more we give the more we receive. If our motivation to give is not narrow and selfish, we also gain happiness. There is no better way to become happy than by respecting, giving, and loving others. It does not mean we must agree with others. Rather we respectfully disagree. This becomes our unintended “self-compassion” that also takes care of all of us.
Our default position whenever possible is forgiveness and gratitude. Forgiveness counters arrogance and ego. This moves us towards insight and wisdom. Gratitude opens our heart to compassion. Wisdom and compassion lead to the two bodies […]
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 […]