How reminding ourselves that the afflictions are the fault of the self-centered thought gives us strength to oppose it.
Archive | May, 2004
Investigating the important role the spiritual teacher plays in our lives and how to cultivate that relationship in a pure way.
The importance of becoming honest with ourselves, admitting our faults, and not always blaming others for our problems or projecting our faults onto them.
Getting a feeling for the object of negation in the emptiness meditation, and practicing the path rather than getting caught up in position or recognition.
A continuation of verses that point out our bad habits and how our self-grasping ignorance and self-centered thoughts sabotage our wish for happiness.
An inmate shares his experience after he was moved to a different person.
Recognizing that the real enemies are the self-centered thought and self-grasping ignorance. How those misapprehensions create our suffering.
Identifying the real enemy, where our suffering comes from: self-centeredness and self-grasping ignorance, and how to counter it.
Alternatives to the current prison system exist, alternatives that provide rehabilitation and counseling options.
Finding beauty, love and happiness in the smallest of living beings.