Although we often forget, we have a precious gem inside. The light of this gem is stronger than a thousand million suns. It is unconditional love infused and powered by wisdom. We call this bodhicitta in Sanskrit. This is something you never lose and always have. Sometimes remember and smile!
Whenever some problem arises (and when do they not!), remember to practice ‘tonlen’ – taking and giving. Think about other people and animals experiencing some similar problems. Silently take away their suffering, and give them […]
The Buddha taught many different teachings often from different angles. We all have different dispositions and periods in our lives when we are more or less receptive. Please take all these teachings as complementary. Try […]
How do we practice compassion? The six perfections (Sanskrit paramitas) are instructions for practicing compassion. Generosity has various methods, like giving money, shelter and food, giving time, giving kindness, listening non-judgmentally, giving love, and giving […]