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The essence of spiritual practice

I feel that the essence of spiritual practice is your attitude toward others. When you have a pure, sincere motivation, then you have the right attitude toward others, based on kindness, compassion, love, and respect. Practice brings the clear realization … Continue reading

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Great wisdom and compassion are the chief qualities of a Buddha

Great wisdom and compassion are the chief qualities of a Buddha. Even in worldly terms, the more intelligent and knowledgeable a person is, the more the person commands respect. Similarly, the more compassionate, kind, and gentle a person, the more … Continue reading

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You can develop the right attitude…

“You can develop the right attitude toward others if you have kindness, love, and respect for them, and a clear realization of the oneness of all human beings.” — Insights from the Dalai Lama

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16 Guidelines for Happiness

HUMILITY:┬áthe attitude of experiencing the world and what it contains with wonder and awe, aware of the relative importance of self and others. PATIENCE:┬áthe ability to control our reactions and retain our peace of mind in any situation, imperturbable in … Continue reading

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People have no respect for impermanence

“People have no respect for impermanence. We take no delight in it; in fact, we despair of it. We regard it as pain. We try to resist it by making things that will last — forever, we say — things … Continue reading

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