Tag Archives: Tonglen

HOW TO WIN ANY ARGUMENT

How To Win Any Argument Don’t bother trying. Just listen, and then there is no aftertaste; we remain at peace and have nothing to lose 🙂 If we do engage, we have to work at the other’s level, and this … Continue reading

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BUDDHISM: COLD HEART OR WARM HEART?

Buddhism: Cold Heart or Warm Heart? Clinging to a tradition? Or genuine, human kindness? I’ve been in spiritual groups for nearly 50 years and have encountered the very same problem in all of them: attachment and fear = insecurity = … Continue reading

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DHARMA, REAL DHARMA, NO DHARMA

Dharma, Real Dharma, No Dharma The Dharma is information. Real Dharma is genuine realisation of genuine experience. In that moment of realisation, there is no Dharma. Be careful of clinging to the exotic; it can destroy the Dharma. An example: … Continue reading

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DHARMA – MAGIC OR PSYCHOLOGICAL?

Dharma – Magic or Psychology? …or a little of both? Walking around a Stupa (a large circular structure with sacred objects inside, representing the Buddha) in order to gain merit; is there magic in it, or is it psychological? That’s … Continue reading

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