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The Bodhisattva Path
Daily Wisdom / Tibetan Dharma

The Bodhisattva Path

Ordinary beings—even those who are kind and compassionate—are primarily motivated by self-interest and work mainly for their own benefit. All of their activities and thoughts are tinged by self-serving motivations and attitudes. Even when they perform acts of kindness, they generally do so expecting praise or personal satisfaction and not because of pure altruism. Bodhisattvas, … Continue reading

Urging of Compassion for Beings Who Have Not Realized it Thus
Daily Wisdom / Tibetan Dharma

Urging of Compassion for Beings Who Have Not Realized it Thus

Silly beings, uninterested in this meaning, There are some who do not have much faith in the dharmachakra of No Mental Activity, the essence-meaning of mahamudra. Here, Mahasiddha Tilopa does not mean all sentient beings in general but rather some who cling to tenet systems—those with attachment to their own system. There are quite a … Continue reading