Taking refuge in drugs or alcohol simply leads to more destructive, addictive behavior, which then leads to more suffering. One can work his/her way out.
Archive | July, 2009
How thinking about death can make our lives more meaningful and how Dharma practice can help us at the time of death.
A review of the disadvantages of the self-centered thought and the benefits of cherishing others.
Review of the section of the text on the disadvantages of the self-centered thought.
Giving to those in the various realms and how to transform resistance towards giving to those who have harmed us.
Considering how our possessions will not be of help at the time of death, that we cannot take them with us.