Thursday, March 14, 2013

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Daily Buddhist Wisdom

Real love is not based on attachment, but on altruism. In this case, your compassion will remain as a humane response to suffering as long as beings continue to suffer.
- His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Via Tricycle Daily Dharma:

Tricycle Daily Dharma March 14, 2013

Recognizing Yourself in Others

Compassion is not condescension, but a leveling of the playing field, a recognition of yourself in others and an acceptance that their stress is your stress, that their happiness is your own. The gulf between us all is imaginary, born of insecurity and fear.
- Stephen Schettini, "What to Expect When You're Reflecting"
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