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 one approach, and if it is not effective move to another. If the emptiness approach is too difficult now, try working directly on reducing anger, jealousy, and pride through recognizing anger early, the cloud imagination, appreciation, and humility. Keep coming back to understanding emptiness through reading, thinking, and listening. Practicing compassion is our default. Always return to love and compassion as our foundation.
If we are ready, let me mention one more approach to managing anger. Again, the key is early recognition of anger. Get familiar with the signs that happen in you. When you identify these, think, […]
For those interested in understanding the teachings of the Buddha, to eliminate suffering for oneself and others, this schema presented in the last post is crucial to understand. The root of the problem is a […]
The Buddha taught many different teachings to suit the disposition of different disciples and guide them along the path. This is particularly true regarding the teachings on selflessness, which is emptiness. Since people of his […]