How visualizing taking on the suffering of others and giving them our happiness can be a method of generating bodhicitta.
Archive | October, 2007
A chocolate cake, a chuck steak or the love of another person—can they make us happy?
Keeping oneself free of violence by remembering the vows and showing compassion.
How to generate bodhicitta by changing in one’s mind who is important and cherished: the self, or others?
An inmate shares his experience of transforming self-hatred to open up his heart for compassion.
The birth of Sravasti Abbey, the first Tibetan Buddhist monastery in the U.S.
Working with the self-centered mind to increase happiness, one realizes the mind is dependent on causes and conditions. It is not a permanent, solid thing.
Seeing our potential and the conducive circumstances we have to actualize it.
A discussion of Shantideva’s nine-point meditation on equalizing self and others as a method of generating bodhicitta.