“To love our enemy is impossible. The moment we understand our enemy, we feel compassion towards him or her, and he or she is no longer our enemy.” ~Thich Nhat Hahn
“This is my own practice, and I frequently speak about it to others. Imagine that in front of you on one side is your old, selfish ‘I’, and that on the other side is a group of poor, needy people….
“For Buddhism, the duality between life and death is only one instance of a more general problem, dualistic thinking. Why is dualistic thinking a problem? We differentiate between good and evil,…
“Bodhicitta is like yeast that never loses potency. Any time we add the moisture of warmth and compassion it will automatically expand. If we keep it in the freezer however, nothing happens.” ~Pema…
- 3 years ago
Teach this triple truth to all: A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.
~ Quote by the Buddha
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- 4 years ago
“Do not follow after the past; do not go forward to meet the future. Instead, just rest the mind naturally in the present awareness.”
~ Quote by Gampopa