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.
For non-attachment to ego and selfishness
Now that we are working at letting go of our deflated ego, let’s go further and let go of our attachment to our ego altogether. In our everyday life we experience emotions and attitudes that […]
Not taking ourselves too seriously
Not taking ourselves too seriously makes life easier. Both quantum physics and Buddhist philosophy come to the conclusion that appearances are false. Things appear objective and independent. This is mistaken. Our ego appears independent. That […]
Be calm and balanced
The strength of our emotional patterns can be overwhelming. Given the right circumstances, that are not always obvious, the same patterns of anger, jealousy, pride, and attachment recur. They seem to come out of the […]