Loving-Kindness that is Free from Concepts
Daily Wisdom / Tibetan Dharma

Loving-Kindness that is Free from Concepts

According to Buddhism, all existents abide in loving-kindness free from concepts in their absolute nature. But the understanding and realization of that true nature have been covered over by the webs of our own mental, emotional, and intellectual obscurations. Now, in order to uncover the true nature and its qualities, we must dispel the cover—our … Continue reading

Negative, Positive, Perfection
Daily Wisdom / Tibetan Dharma

Negative, Positive, Perfection

Note that all dualistic concepts and emotions—even positive ones such as caring, compassion, and wishing others well—are accompanied by grasping at “self.” So although positive emotions are good, they still fall short of perfection, which is the primordial wisdom beyond dualistic thinking and emotional sensations. Grasping at positive qualities is nonetheless a stepping-stone to perfection, … Continue reading