Received my new emergency passport and new Indian visa. Still no computer. Going home to India tonight. Practicing tonglen has been a lifesaver. The situation in Greece is difficult. Many people out of work and many many shops closed. Graffiti is everywhere yet Greek people are kind, warm, and resilient. Will resume posts soon. Thank you for your patience.
Without humor we lose our humanity. Take deep breaths (away from others), and drop into the present moment. Feel fresh, alert, and relaxed. Always remember the tremendous suffering of so many others, especially during this […]
The word compassion is often misunderstood. In English it has Christian overtones that include pity, turning the other cheek, and weakness. It is often seen as powerless. But the Buddhist understanding of compassion is much […]