An even keel is so important. Maintaining balance and calmness is a prerequisite for a happy life. It is a prerequisite for a meaningful life. It is a prerequisite for helping others. It is a prerequisite for helping ourself. When we maintain an even keel, we are not blown away by our turbulent emotions. We can observe them and let them pass. We can even, if we choose, work with them and transform them into positive ones. Life becomes easy. Merit is accumulated much more efficiently. Due to the mental clarity and the positive influence of merit, our innate wisdom begins to shine. Our heart remains open and ready to help. Everything sparkles with five-colored light.
Given the scale of life in the cosmos, one human life is no more than a tiny blip. Each one of us is a just visitor to this planet, a guest, who will only stay […]
Jul. 6, 2019 Shantideva “A Guide to The Bodhisattva’s Way of Life” Shantideva “A Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life” is one of the most important Tibetan Buddhist texts regarding compassion. Dr. Barry Kerzin […]