This is a hard one to stomach, but it’s true. How can we possibly know? We can hold long-cherished ideals, but the truth is, since
During this period of the Corona virus pandemic, and the worldwide lock-down of millions of people, great acts of compassion and self-sacrifice are being carried
Just as a fletcher straightens an arrow shaft, even so the discerning man straightens his mind – so fickle and unsteady, so difficult to guard.
Good deeds can be compared to a pine tree. When we do a good deed it may not attract much attention, whereas evil may at
This restless mind is indeed a source of great suffering. Our mind is at all times craving for satisfaction from external objects: beautiful sights, music,
“Suppose that a man, wounded and festering, were to go into a swampy jungle. Its sharp-bladed grasses would pierce his feet; its thorns would scratch
Knowledge is like a knife. You hone it until it’s sharp—really sharp. Then you put it away. The knife can cause both benefits and harm.
There’s an old saying that the road to hell is paved with good intentions, but that’s not really the case. The road to hell is
If you really want to contemplate down to the true elemental nature of things in a subtle way, you have to develop the path that
We all are extremely fortunate. We should make ourselves happy and glad that we have the opportunity to practice, to train ourselves. This is something