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.
The Buddha taught many different teachings often from different angles. We all have different dispositions and periods in our lives when we are more or less receptive. Please take all these teachings as complementary. Try […]
The first beneficiary of compassion is always oneself. When compassion, or warm-heartedness, arises in us and our focus shifts away from our own narrow self-interest; it is as if we open an inner door. An […]
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 […]