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 […]
Another analogy for life’s ups and downs is riding the wave. As the wave forms if you are in the right position and have good experience you can ride the wave to the crest, and […]