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Grateful to have found a true Teacher

Grateful to have found a true Teacher A Teacher who is a kalyanamitra — a ‘friend on the path’ Just like the various Buddhas, thankas and statues are a representation of my own enlightened qualities of various kinds – be … Continue reading

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Patience is the practice of Peace

“Patience is the practice of Peace” It is being content with whatever is going on; with persons, with situations, with conditions, with ourselves… It is not wanting for things to be different than they are ‘right where we find ourselves’… … Continue reading

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Nagarjuna’s Chatuskoti

I was contemplating, while doing my yoga this morning — turning this way and that; looking at my room in all directions, right side up, and upside down — that everything we perceive is dependent on our very own perspective. … Continue reading

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However, whatever your own path is…

“However, whatever your own path is, wherever it takes you, there is one instruction you should protect and always carry with you: never give up on anyone. Even if you can’t help someone now, don’t abandon him or her mentally, … Continue reading

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Knowledge is important, but more more important is…

“Knowledge is important, but much more important is the use toward which it is put. This depends on the heart and mind of the one who uses it.” — Insights from the Dalai Lama

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It is what we focus on…

It is what we focus on that makes something bearable or unbearable.

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