Fear and panic due to the coronavirus pandemic only compounds the problem. It doesn’t help. Vigilance is required. Frequent hand washing is very important. Social distancing from 3 to 6 feet is also important. If your area is harder hit, or you get sick, you may be asked to self-quarantine. Only going out for the essentials like food, medicines, etc. But most important is to stay calm. Not only does this make us feel better, but it also gives us a broader perspective and clarity on the situation. This helps us make better decisions. Shantideva in his 6th chapter tells us regardless of whether we can do something or not about a challenging situation, in either case fear, anxiety, and worry only makes things worse. Be strong. Be courageous. Be compassionate. Send healing energy to all those who are sick and the families and loved ones of those who have died. We will get through this. No sitting president during a recession has been re-elected.
Positive mental strength is required for resilience. Resilience during this ravaging pandemic is essential. Many of us are doing more exercise, safely walking and indoor strengthening and flexibility yoga and exercise. What about strengthening and […]
May the spirit of love and forgiveness permeate every living being, today on this Christmas day. And may this spirit of love and forgiveness remain in the hearts of all living beings throughout time. We […]