Transform Your Enemies

Transform Your Enemies

In general, it is the notion of enemies that is the main obstacle to bodhicitta [awakened mind]. If we can transform an enemy into someone toward whom we feel respect and gratitude, then our practice will naturally progress, like water following a downhill course.

The Dalai Lama

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Transform Your Enemies

Transform Your Enemies

In general, it is the notion of enemies that is the main obstacle to bodhicitta [awakened mind]. If we can transform an enemy into someone toward whom we feel respect and gratitude, then our practice will naturally progress, like water following a downhill course.

The Dalai Lama

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Let Go of Labels

Let Go of Labels

By becoming attached to names and forms, not realizing that they have no more basis than the activities of the mind itself, error arises and the way to emancipation is blocked.

—The Buddha

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03/04/2011
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Munindra and Mind Training

Munindra and Mind Training

By training the mind, one can change the brain so that positive emotions become enduring character traits, rather than just occasional states. Based on his personal knowledge, Munindra was convinced that even nowadays people are capable of tasting what the Buddha and his disciples experienced more than 2,500 years ago. What may seem out of the ordinary or even impossible is actually within reach of those who make the effort.

Mirka Knaster, "Living This Life Fully: Stories and Teachings of Munindra"

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03/03/2011

Munindra and Mind Training

Munindra and Mind Training

By training the mind, one can change the brain so that positive emotions become enduring character traits, rather than just occasional states. Based on his personal knowledge, Munindra was convinced that even nowadays people are capable of tasting what the Buddha and his disciples experienced more than 2,500 years ago. What may seem out of the ordinary or even impossible is actually within reach of those who make the effort.

Mirka Knaster, "Living This Life Fully: Stories and Teachings of Munindra"

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03/03/2011