We all have this precious gem of unconditional love, wisdom, and bliss within us, but we usually have so much junk covering it that we fail to recognize it. Practice stillness in the present moment. Calm down, breathe, and listen. Observe the stillness. Then let go of the listener and observer. Contact the bliss, love, and wisdom directly. Sometimes when we sneeze or yawn, for a brief moment we experience the bliss. At these times and especially at death the subtlest mind of luminosity manifests. If we are ready we can experience it and transform towards more purity and goodness.
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 […]
Please remember the ‘8 Verses of Training the Mind (in compassion)’ is meant to be lifelong study and practice. The last verse is particularly tough all about the Buddhist wisdom of reality not being what […]
The deepest self-compassion is wisdom. It gets to the heart of the matter – all our dissatisfaction and difficulties. Wisdom is basically nonattachment. There are many levels of nonattachment, like peeling an onion. 1000 years […]