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.
3 levels of dukkha
Compassion is an often-used word, but rarely understood. According to the Buddha, compassion is the relief of suffering. So, what is suffering? Buddha used the word ‘dukkha.’ We do not have an English equivalent, so […]
Recognize, and let go
Compassion for others works best starting with compassion for ourselves. During this most challenging time of our lives, taking good care of ourselves is paramount. It is a matter of survival. Let’s make recognizing feeling […]
The coronavirus pandemic
The coronavirus pandemic is low-hanging fruit to practice compassion. There are millions, if not billions of people around the world suffering on my levels. For those who’ve died, breathe in their pain and breathe out […]