Out of habit our feelings towards depend very much on their circumstances. Most people, when they see someone who is handicapped, feel sympathetic toward that person. But when they see others who are wealthier, or […]
Every time you meet someone, think, “just like me, she just wants to be happy. Just like me, he just wants to be free of pain.” Emaho!
Shantideva writes [6.10], “Why be unhappy about something if it can be remedied? And why be unhappy about something that cannot be remedied?” Worry only compounds the problem.