Midweek Mindfulness with the Dalai Lama

Amber Lotus Publishing Image from our Dalai Lama 2016 wall calendar. Photograph by Tenzin Choejor. Click image for more info. Compassion is a mind wishing that sentient beings be free from suffering, and loving-kindness is a mind wishing they meet with happiness. Loving-kindness induces compassion, and compassion induces the special attitude. The special attitude here…

What Took Me So Long?

Finding your teacher is like finding a spouse…. [I]f this ornery old man could at last find a teacher, so can you.

What Else Is There to Do?

No one with a sound mind takes on a suicide mission without feeling despair. And despair comes when our we are not heard.

How the Dalai Lama Does It

So I think I understand now how the Dalai Lama retains his humility, and how the rest of us can, too.