The more we love ourself without arrogance, and the more we love others without attachment, the happier we are and the happier others are. So, what’s holding us back? Kleshas (negative harmful emotions) hold us back. We get stuck in the ego and become fragile. Little things make us angry. Little things make us jealous. Little things make us attached. Little things make us upset. Remember the BIG PICTURE. Please do not get stuck in the minutia. Don’t get stuck in the mud. Bath in it like the elephants. Enjoy it like the elephants. Play in it like the elephants.
Love, love, love is not complete without loving yourself. Some of us are poor at loving others and poor at loving ourself. Others can love others but not ourself. Still others can love ourself but […]
Life is up and down. This is the nature of samsara. It is never fully satisfying, even when things are going “well.” This is excellent to remember. It helps us reduce our attachment to the […]