The Powerful Seed of Gentleness
Daily Wisdom / Ocean of Dharma

The Powerful Seed of Gentleness

When we look into ourselves, we tend to fixate on our neurosis, restlessness, and aggression. Or we might fixate on how wonderful, accomplished, and invulnerable we are, but those feelings are usually superficial, covering up our insecurities.Take a look.There is something else, something more than all that. We are willing: willing to wait, willing to … Continue reading

Take a Liking to Your Frustration, Pain, and Boredom
Daily Wisdom / Ocean of Dharma

Take a Liking to Your Frustration, Pain, and Boredom

The practice of meditation is comprised of these three elements: working with yourself, working with the phenomenal world, and working with the warmth that develops. You begin to take a liking to your frustration, pain, and boredom. Everything is part of your world. From “Why We Meditate” in The Shambhala Sun, July 2014 by Chögyam … Continue reading