Monthly Archives: July 2016

Peace!

Those who dwell in loving kindness, with confidence in the Dharma, will attain the peaceful state. —Buddha Shakyamuni, Mahavastu

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Effective Help

Many of us have the tendency to overextend ourselves when attempting to help others, and then suffer the inevitable consequences of expending our life force in a way that compromises physical, emotional, and mental integrity. However, we need to attain … Continue reading

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Happiness

This world of duality cannot, by its very nature, give us permanent happiness. The good and the bad are the two faces of the same coin. We cannot have one without the other. However, that does not mean that we cannot … Continue reading

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Certainty

I know I will age; I cannot escape aging. I know I will become ill; I cannot escape illness. I know I will die; I cannot escape death. In everything I love, there will be change and separation. I own … Continue reading

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True Freedom

All forms of cruelty and exploitation are blatant manifestations of self-cherishing, and strengthen our dualistic wrong view of separation, the perceived antagonism between self and other. Callous disregard for the life and well-being of other sentient beings prevents spiritual progress, … Continue reading

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