When you have lost a loved one through a terrorist act, a drunken driver or an act of violence, how do you forgive the unforgivable? Does forgiveness mean we just accept what has happened and we surrender to defeat? (more…)
This is the second part of ‘Eight Verses of Thought transformation.’ In this blog, I discuss verses 3 and 4. (more…)
The Eight Verses of Thought Transformation is an important text from Tibetan spiritual writings known as lojong (mind training). The root text was written by the eleventh-century meditator Langri Tangpa Dorje Senghe.
These verses explain how we can see life through the eyes of compassion, and not through our self-cherishing ego. The more we meditate on thought transformation, the more compassionate we become. (more…)
Let me ask you a question, ‘Do you live in reality?’ I expect you will say yes, but I would beg to differ. Why is that? Well, our brains do not allow us to live in reality. (more…)
These days we are living in an ‘instant’ world, where we have fast-food, high speed internet and social media. We are told that time is money and productivity and efficiency have taken the place of well-being. (more…)