Greed is a major driving force of our times. The wheels of commerce and consumption have made greed legitimate to a point where not being greedy is a sign of being a loser, a misfit. Of course, you don’t openly call it being greedy – ...―
By itself, this impermanence is neither pleasurable nor displeasurable. Pleasure and displeasure are a question of mental feeling. What, then, is this displeasurableness that is tied up with impermanence; or what is this all-pervading dukkha...―
SOS Children’s Villages for Tibetan children was initiated in 1960 by His Holiness The Dalai Lama, to care for Tibetan refugee children who had fled across the Tibetan border following the Chinese invasion of Tibet in 1959. To this day,...―
With this we come to the heart of the Buddha’s teaching. Since the Buddha’s teaching is aimed at destroying all possibility of mental unpleasant feeling and not bodily feeling (pleasant or otherwise), we would expect that its emphasis...―
Picture © Rohan A Singh ∙ (Tsurphu Monastery (Const. 1159 AD) is a Tibetan Buddhist monastery which serves as the traditional seat of the Karmapa) ∙ (Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon and the truth - Gautam...―
Apart from craving for pleasant sights, sounds, smells, tastes and touches, there is also a craving for pleasant mental images or ideas (dhamma). In Pali this is called dhammataṇhā. Thus craving for ‘I am’ would be...―
In your preparation for taking on life, there are three facets of your training that are key. You’ve heard them before, as they are nothing new. They are Body, Mind, and Spirit. A Stoic Hero, of course has his own … Continue reading...―
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Engaging your senses more fully is a great way to take everyday activities and turn them ...
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