Going beyond self

We talk about compassion but in a very impersonal way. Genuine compassion arises as the ability to go beyond self. This requires that we transcend our preoccupation with our own happiness and suffering. As meditators, one of the first things we can do is to honestly look at the world from behind another’s eyes. Experience... Continue Reading →

Heroism – redefined

“We often think of heroism as something that occurs in moments of grave crisis… But in Buddhism, warriorship also points to the sense of not giving up on goodness and kindness. This warriorship is a matter of showing up again and again to life. This is the sense of the courage required to be on... Continue Reading →

Become a hero

"We often think of heroism as something that occurs in moments of grave crisis... But in Buddhism, warriorship also points to the sense of not giving up on goodness and kindness. This warriorship is a matter of showing up again and again to life. This is the sense of the courage required to be on... Continue Reading →

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