In life we encounter delightful things and we encounter challenging things. Whichever it is, how we relate, respond, and react is crucial. This comes from inner work. Love and compassion become part of the mix. Detachment and insight also become part of the mix. Then whatever we encounter becomes rich and meaningful.
This awesome text on compassion written nearly 1300 years ago, called ‘8 Verses of Mind Training’ by the humble Samurai Spiritual Warrior Langri Thangpa.’ Verse 7 reads: “In short, may I directly and indirectly Offer […]
When we are happy we get excited. When we are down we get sad. But why? Learning equanimity with the eight worldly concerns is important, at least to try. They are: reputation and disgrace; praise […]