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8 Verses of Mind Training

Congratulations to all of you who have the courage and tenacity to read all the last 8 posts explaining the ‘8 Verses of Mind Training’ by Geshe Langri Thangpa. It is not easy, especially the […]

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The 8 worldly concerns

This awesome text on compassion written nearly 1300 years ago, called ‘8 Verses of Mind Training’ by the humble saint-scholar Langri Thangpa,’ verse 8 reads: “In all this may my mind be unstained By the […]

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Offer happiness and peace to all my mother

This awesome text on compassion written nearly 1300 years ago, called ‘8 Verses of Mind Training’ by the humble Samurai Spiritual Warrior Langri Thangpa.’ Verse 7 reads: “In short, may I directly and indirectly Offer […]

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May I regard him as my sublime master

We are moving along in our journey towards cultivate more love and compassion directed to ourselves and others through this awesome classic short text written about 1000 years ago on cultivating compassion. Verse 6 from […]

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When others out of envy Mistreat me

We are continuing our journey through this classic short text written about 1000 years ago on cultivating compassion. Verse 5 from this text, ‘8 Verses of Mind Training’ by Langri Thangpa,’ reads: “When others out […]

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May I cherish him as something rare

We are going through this famous short text on cultivating compassion. Verse 4 from this text, ‘8 Verses of Mind Training’ by Langri Thangpa,’ reads: “Whenever I see an evil being Overwhelmed by intense negativity […]

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May I firmly face and avert them

Verse 3 from the ‘8 Verses of Mind Training’ by Langri Thangpa reads, “In all activities may I examine my mind; As soon as conflicting emotions arise Endangering myself and others, May I firmly face […]

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Humility

Verse 2 of ‘Verses of Mind Training’ by Langri Thangpa reads, “Whenever I am with others, May I consider myself least important, And from the depth of my heart, Cherish them all and hold them […]

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Affection towards all living beings

Verse 1 of Langri Thangpa’s, ‘8 Verses of Mind Training,’ (written 1000 years ago): “Wishing to attain enlightenment For the sake of all sentient beings, Who excel even a wish-fulfilling jewel, May I constantly cherish […]

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The deepest self-compassion is wisdom

The deepest self-compassion is wisdom. It gets to the heart of the matter – all our dissatisfaction and difficulties. Wisdom is basically nonattachment. There are many levels of nonattachment, like peeling an onion. 1000 years […]