Let’s open 2021 by following in the footsteps of the Buddha. When the Buddha was born he took 8 steps. Each step flowered into a lotus. Let us take our first 7 steps cultivating compassion through the six perfections. First, generosity. Second, morality. Third, tolerance. Fourth, joyous effort. Fifth, concentration. Sixth, wisdom. Seventh, Bodhicitta. Eighth, both conventional and ultimate Bodhicitta. @dalailama @kindness Happy new year wishing good health and joy to all mother sentient beings. May 2021 be much much much better than 2020.
Mar. 21, 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 […]
Although we often forget, we have a precious gem inside. The light of this gem is stronger than a thousand million suns. It is unconditional love infused and powered by wisdom. We call this bodhicitta […]
Whenever some problem arises (and when do they not!), remember to practice ‘tonlen’ – taking and giving. Think about other people and animals experiencing some similar problems. Silently take away their suffering, and give them […]