Major loss is a lesson in impermanence. Nothing lasts forever. We constantly forget this. Losing important parts of your life reminder you. Loss also provides the opportunity to rebuild freshness that is often lost in habitual patterns. It is presents a wonderful chance to practice compassion, especially for those other humans and animals suffering from loss. This 1959 photo of HH Dalai Lama is after losing his country and almost his life, he tastes freedom reaching India.
As I review some of my posts I realize they are all interconnected. We keep circling back to similar interrelated topics albeit from different perspectives. This is awesome! The Buddha’s teachings are like a giant […]
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 […]