Wherever you have friends that’s your country, and wherever you receive love, that’s your home. ~ His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso. The Book of Joy. 2016.
By rescuing beings who are about to be slaughtered, By benefiting others by giving life in such ways, By turning away from harming any living creature, You will attain a long life. By caring for the seriously ill, By giving them medicine as a healer, By refraining from harming creatures with stones or sticks, You […]
In general, it is said that from among the attachments to food, clothing and reputation, the attachment to reputation is very difficult to abandon. It is possible that a meditator gives up good food and clothing and stays for years in meditation. Even though this person does not have attachment for food and clothing, at the bottom of his […]
If you don’t control your flat tongue, It will make trouble for your round head. ~ Sakya Pandita, Treasury of Good Advice as quoted by Geshe Lhundup Sopa Rinpoche. “Steps on the Path to Enlightenment, volume 2: karma”.
Although we are not so fortunate as to be in the presence of the fully-Enlightened Nirmanakaya, the Guru is always benefiting beings. There is no space which is not pervaded by the Buddhas: they are constantly incarnating and emanating for us. as quoted by Gelek Rinpoche in a teaching on “The Four Mindfulnesses”
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Even if you have no education but you have a good heart, your mind is happy. You have real happiness, real peace. Whereas even if you have everything else but not a good heart, your life will be filled with problems. ~ Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche, How to Help Your Loved Ones Enjoy Death and Go Happily […]