Monthly Archives: January 2013

Prayers for healing, living and dying

I wanted to share this website in Nepal, where anyone who needs help can request prayers. You don’t have to be a Buddhist. You can request prayers for healing, long life, prosperity, support for the dying and the dead, etc. … Continue reading

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If we think that the Buddhist view…

“If we think that the Buddhist view of practicing compassion is going around saving the unenlightened, then that’s not different from the view of the religious sects whose members knock on our doors, bringing the ‘good word’ to us right … Continue reading

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We live in a time of computers and automation

“We live in a time of computers and automation, so you may feel that inner development is also an automatic thing for which you press a button and everything changes. It is not so. Inner development is not easy and … Continue reading

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When you awake in the morning

When you awake in the morning, and before getting out of bed, make a habit of focusing your attention on your ankles and wrists. Rotate them in one direction and then the other. While you sleep, your attention withdraws from … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Great Middle Way:
Why do we fear? We are afraid or anxious either because we feel that something threatens to take away our happiness, or that something is lacking for us to be happy. Thus, we worry…

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We only have 2 problems

My teacher always says: “We only have 2 problems in this world: obscurations to wisdom and afflicted emotions…that is all.” Obscurations to wisdom are the various layers of conditioning and patterns that we have accumulated over time, that make us … Continue reading

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When everything is important, nothing is important

When everything is important, nothing is important. Prioritize, clear out, make space for what truly matters…Love & Light!

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Enlightenment is not anything new or something we create or bring into existence

“Enlightenment is not anything new or something we create or bring into existence. It is simply discovering within us what is already there. In tibetan, buddha is sang gyay. Sang means that all of the faults have been cleared away, … Continue reading

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Pay attention!

Pay attention! Pay very close attention…When we are present here & now, doing one thing at a time, giving each person or task our undivided attention -everything is fresh and new- no past…no future…only now! The world is full of … Continue reading

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The perspective of ‘I’

We all experience this world from the perspective of ‘I’…which naturally lead us to believe that we are the ‘center of the Universe’…that our perspective is ‘the truth’…Every time that I think I’ve ‘got it’ or ‘I’ve arrived’…I remind myself … Continue reading

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