Phakchok Rinpoche shares advice on the crucial importance of cultivating compassion for all beings from the Drukpa Kagyü master Gyalwa Götsang Gönpo Dorjé.
The profound equality of all beings is only known in the moment in which ‘I’ no longer exists. Only through the recognition of emptiness is
Our true nature is unconditional love.
by Marcela Lopez An Auspicious Beginning In this special month of Saga Dawa, the dharma keeps spreading, despite people having to stay home. For instance,
By Erric Solomon The practice of the Four Immeasurable Qualities—Equanimity, Loving-Kindness, Compassion, and Sympathetic Joy— is common to all Buddhist traditions of practice. For our
By Erric Solomon During turbulent periods of crises, I find it really helpful to go to the heart of the teachings of the Buddhadharma. By
Guru Padmasambhava as the guru we can all call out and supplicate in times of freaking out.
Being with and caring for those who are dying is a spiritual experience, more than a medical one. When someone is dying we enter a
Anxiety arises for almost all sentient beings in certain situations. And there are times when worry can be useful or productive. A little stress can make us sharper, or enhance our performance at times. Yet humans, and particularly modern humans, now often seem to experience constant or chronic low-level anxiety.
Loneliness: What’s Going on in Our Lives? Researchers are noting that large numbers of people report chronic feelings of loneliness. The numbers are so staggering