Tag Archives: OM MANI PEME HUM

OM MANI PEME HUM ENDS INTERNAL STRUGGLE

Om Mani Peme Hum Ends Internal Struggle Suffering or dissatisfaction is due to consciousness identifying with a set of ideas, creating a confused self-image that becomes subtly hostile because it doesn’t get what it wants. Consciousness needs guidance to bring … Continue reading

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CHANGE: BECOMING DIFFERENT

Change: Becoming Different Change occurs through the realisation that we’re not what we think – and we’re not what others think of us either. As long as we fixate about ourselves, we will never change. People enter the Dharma and … Continue reading

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BUDDHISM FOR TODAY

Buddhism For Today The quality of Buddhism is tested through compassion in our relationships. How empathetic are we? This is this age of conflict, and conflict requires people. Buddhism today is about compassion, or rather, the lack of it. Merely … Continue reading

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BODHICITTA, PARAMITAS, OM MANI PEME HUM …

Bodhicitta, Paramitas, Om mani peme hum … … all mean the same thing. Bodhicitta, the paramitas, om mani peme hum are all the six perfections: generosity, patience, conscience, perseverance, meditation/concentration, and wisdom There is: Relative and ultimate bodhicitta. Relative and … Continue reading

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TURNING SELF-HATRED INTO SELF-COMPASSION

Turning Self-Hatred into Self-Compassion We are not born with self-hatred; it is learned During this video, from 35.40 to 38.06, the Dalai Lama answers a question about self-hatred: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pkjauGUlyCM “We are not born with self-hatred. As we grow, our minds … Continue reading

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THE TRAUMA THAT JUST KEEPS ON GIVING!

The Trauma That Just Keeps On Giving! The subtle suffering of early life and why we feel insecure and misunderstood in later life. We need to take a closer look at the maintenance of suffering; it’s a two-headed beast. Our … Continue reading

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TAKING THE TEACHINGS TO HEART

        Taking The Teachings To Heart OM MANI PEME HUM is the mantra for the Lord of Compassion – Chenrezi (Avalokiteshvara in Sanskrit). This mantra within the practice enhances our own compassion for all beings in the … Continue reading

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THE PURPOSE OF THIS WEB LOG

The Purpose of this Web Log The purpose of this blog is to share experiences from teachers and teachings (for which I’m eternally grateful) which can make us unshakeably happy, and therefore compassionate. A happiness that is totally unshakeable. So … Continue reading

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