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Compassion and love

Compassion and love constitute nonviolence in action. They are the source of all spiritual qualities: forgiveness, tolerance, and all virtues. They give meaning to our activities and make of lives constructive. There is nothing amazing […]

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Compassion

Compassion – the natural capacity of the human heart to feel concern for and connection with another human being – constitutes a basic aspect of our nature. It is common to all human beings and […]

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Loving-Kindness

Just as heat dispels cold, loving-kindness counters anger. We need to learn how to counter our various emotions. Distraction is just a temporary measure. The longer lasting remedy is to be able to see positive […]

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Three factors for happiness

A sense of contentment is the key factor for attaining happiness. Bodily health, material wealth and companions and friends are three factors for happiness. Contentment is the key that will determine the outcome of your […]

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Inner work

In life we encounter delightful things and we encounter challenging things. Whichever it is, how we relate, respond, and react is crucial. This comes from inner work. Love and compassion become part of the mix. […]

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Genuine friends are always around you.

If you are honest, truthful, and transparent, people trust you. If people trust you, you have no grounds for fear, suspicion or jealousy. Genuine friends are always around you and you feel loved and cared […]

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Love and compassion

Spiraling down into the dumps doesn’t help anyone. Let’s try to avoid it. Remembering gratitude for being alive, our teachers, the teachings of the Buddha, good friends, etc. helps. Also thinking of others who might […]