Words of Wisdom

Words of Wisdom for December 24, 2019

Our dear beloved Ram Dass passed on peacefully from this transient life on Sunday, surrounded by an abundance of love. He was a spiritual pioneer and influential bridge between East and West, and at the forefront of those who brought liberating Dharma to our Western world. He opened our hearts

Words of Wisdom for December 24, 20192020-01-03T19:38:12+00:00

Words of Wisdom for December 17, 2019

Profound and tranquil, free from complexity, uncompounded luminous clarity, beyond the mind of conceptual ideas; this is the depth of the mind of the Victorious Ones. In this, there is not a thing to be removed, nor anything that needs to be added. It is merely the immaculate looking naturally

Words of Wisdom for December 17, 20192020-01-03T19:33:05+00:00

Words of Wisdom for December 10, 2019

“Confusion, I was taught, is the beginning of understanding, the first stage of letting go of the neuronal gossip that used to keep you chained to very specific ideas about who you are and what you’re capable of. Confusion, in other words, is the first step on the path to

Words of Wisdom for December 10, 20192020-01-03T19:37:12+00:00

Weekly Words of Wisdom for November 12, 2019

"We get so wrapped up in numbers in our society. The most important thing is that we are able to be one-to-one, you and I with each other at the moment. If we can be present to the moment with the person that we happen to be with, that's what's

Weekly Words of Wisdom for November 12, 20192020-01-03T18:48:45+00:00

Weekly Words of Wisdom for November 5, 2019

"Pretend you are an old man watching children play, I suggested to myself. Just watch, delighted, even though you know the obstacles, the heartbreaks, the sorrows, the jolts. You know these things. Now is your time to stand at the edge and watch the water flow by. Just watch, without getting

Weekly Words of Wisdom for November 5, 20192020-01-03T18:48:08+00:00

Weekly Words of Wisdom for October 29, 2019

“When we become fundamentally aware of the mind’s incessant need to reify experience into fixed categories that are convenient to the self, then we are learning Buddhism.” ~ Victor Hori “Sweet and Sour Buddhism”

Weekly Words of Wisdom for October 29, 20192020-01-03T18:47:38+00:00

Weekly Words of Wisdom for October 22, 2019

“There is no need to be afraid of having faults, because knowing we have them can help us to improve. If you considered yourself perfect, would you still want to meditate and cultivate your practice?” ~ Master Sheng-Yen “How to Be Faultless”

Weekly Words of Wisdom for October 22, 20192020-01-03T18:47:05+00:00

Weekly Words of Wisdom for October 15, 2019

  "We do not exist for ourselves alone, and it is only when we are fully convinced of this fact that we begin to love ourselves properly and thus also love others." ~Thomas Merton

Weekly Words of Wisdom for October 15, 20192019-10-21T22:24:25+00:00

Words of Wisdom for October 8, 2019

"In these times, only thoughts and actions based on compassion are beneficial. Nothing else has much power or meaning." ~ Bhakha Tulku Rinpoche

Words of Wisdom for October 8, 20192019-10-21T22:20:54+00:00