A mind committed to compassion is like an overflowing reservoir – a constant source of energy, determination and kindness. This mind can also be likened to a seed; when cultivated, it gives rise to many other qualities, such as forgiveness, tolerance, inner strength, and the confidence to overcome fear and insecurity. HH Dalai Lama is such a reservoir and seed, from whom this profound and loving advice comes.
What is lacking from our education, is understanding our mind, our inner life. Education is oriented outward towards the material world. We do not teach our children about their inner world of emotions, of compassion, […]
At one level, forgiveness means you shouldn’t develop feelings of revenge. Revenge harms the other person. It is a form of violence and usually leads to counter-violence – so the problem never goes away. At […]