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!
The more you think about your own self, the more self-centered you are, the more trouble even small problems can create in your mind. The stronger your sense of ‘I’, the narrower your thinking becomes. […]
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 […]