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Why worry?

If you can do something about it – why worry? If you can’t do anything about it – why worry?   Advertisements

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Did I do something today to contribute to another’s happiness?

I heard a question some time back and found it so lovely, so simple, yet so profound.  “Did I do something today to contribute to another’s happiness?” If we make a practice of asking ourselves that question every night, it will give our minds a worthy challenge, knowing an answer … Continue reading

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Love

“Love”, in the Dharma, means the desire that others be happy. It takes ‘me’ out of the equation and does not ask for something in return… Love & Light!

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Empathy

Empathy…is an essential human trait. When we see someone in pain, even a stranger on the street  or a victim of natural disaster we see on television or hear about on the radio, we have an instinctive response to his … Continue reading

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Like the bud of a flower…

“Like the bud of a flower, our understanding of truth as something to be studied, blossoms into an understanding of inherent truth.” — Jetsün Khandro Rinpoche

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The Buddha said…

The Buddha said: “Don’t believe something because I say it…test it against your reason and your experience. If it works for you, adopt it! If it doesn’t, leave it aside…”

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Sometimes…

Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent. — Insights from the Dalai Lama

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Truth is always beneficial

Buddhism makes a very strong statement that If something is harmful, even if it is factual, it is not true. Truth is always beneficial. Even if you can prove it in so many ways… Truth is related to Ultimate Purpose, … Continue reading

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Projections bring about the powerful emotional interaction

“Projections bring about the powerful emotional interaction between external objects and ourselves; people or things we desire. For example, when we are attracted by something, we tend to exaggerate its qualities, seeing it as one hundred percent good or one … Continue reading

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