It is not enough just to feel compassionate. Prayer and meditation are not enough. You must act! Leave your comfortable cocoon and do something for others. Smile, be kind, and be helpful! Some people think compassion is weak and passive — wrong. Just the opposite. It is strong fighting injustice, bullying, abuse, and sticking up for the powerless. Emaho!
Living a life of humility, simplicity, and helping others is meaningful. It brings joy along with deeper satisfaction and contentment. These qualities are often lacking in today’s environment. Being humble counters the tendency not only […]
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 […]
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 […]