Today is one of the 4 most important days of the year in the Buddhist calendar. It is the day of miracles when the Buddha displayed miracles to sustain the nascent Buddhist tradition. The karmic results of our actions of body, speech, and mind are multiplied enormously today. So please be careful to avoid negativity and create positivity wherever you can. Think about others’ welfare as much as you can. Dedicate all your positive thoughts, words, and actions to the enlightenment of all living beings. Wish them to be happy and free. Free of the bonds of the ignorance that traps us in suffering, even though we don’t want pain and suffering. May we all become enlightened quickly!
Dharma does not just happen while we are sitting on our cushion. It is available all the time. Whatever situation we find ourself is an opportunity to practice the dharma. Especially powerful is transforming our […]
The 1st Panchen Lama, Lobsang Choekyi Gyaltsen, in his ‘Guru Puja’ (‘Lama Choepa’) writes, “This chronic disease of cherishing ourselves is the cause giving rise to our unsought suffering; understanding this, we seek the courage […]