It is important to study to gain knowledge of the Buddhist path to happiness. But if we leave it on the intellectual level, it will not help, and sometimes leads to arrogance, the opposite of humility. Humility develops when we have more concern for others, not ourselves. Humility also develops when we start to understand and experience emptiness – that we are not real. Nothing is real. All is like an illusion, an image in a dream, water in a mirage, and a reflection of a person on the computer screen. Emaho!
Humility is a sublime way to live. Without it we are constantly out of balance, not knowing why. With it, life is like a hot knife cutting through butter. Life becomes smooth like silk. Life […]
We all want to be happy, and none of us wants to hurt
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 […]
How do we get rid of our destructive negative emotions?
We are on an Easter egg treasure hunt searching for treasures. The treasures are not painted Easter eggs. Rather they are our destructive negative emotions, often lurking just under the surface. You might think, “these […]