Happy Chotrul Duchen, the day Shakyamuni Buddha miraculously demonstrated his teachings to preserve them for us. This is one of the four most important days in the Buddhist calendar. Please be extra careful today not to bring harm to oneself or to others, and even better to cultivate compassion, and even better than that, to cultivate Bodhicitta or universal compassion to every living being, and even better still, to cultivate universal compassion from the perspective of the wisdom realizing emptiness. Please enjoy this most special day.
Yesterday 160 young men and women entered the medical profession by entering the University of Louisville School of Medicine. We held a White Coat ceremony as a rite of passage for these awesome young bright, […]
People are often confused about how to cultivate compassion. There are several approaches. One method is moving beyond empathy to compassion. Empathy is feeling like the other person is feeling. We often “take on” or […]