Tag Archives: Universe

Nothing to do, Other than…

I have read and contemplated this ‘song’ by Milarepa many times, but something stood out so clearly when my teacher reminded me of it the other night: …nothing to do, Other than cease fixating on self. It is funny how … Continue reading

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Life is as dear to the mute animal as it is to any human being

“Whether we belong to more evolved species like humans, or to simpler ones such as animals, all beings primarily seek peace, comfort, and security. Life is as dear to the mute animal as it is to any human being. Even … Continue reading

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The self is always causing us pain

“It is important to see, in the end, the root of all our suffering, all our pain, all our confusion is our own self-clinging, our sense of self-importance. That self is always causing us pain. There is no other root … Continue reading

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We live in an orderly Universe

We live in an orderly Universe…The sun comes up in the east and sets in the west. The law of gravity has things falling down, not flying up…All our actions -or non-actions- have specific consequences…Once we understand the law of … Continue reading

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