Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Via Buddhism on Beliefnet:

Daily Buddhist Wisdom

Walking the spiritual path is a very subtle process; it is not something to jump into naively. There are numerous sidetracks which lead to a distorted, ego-centered version of spirituality; we can deceive ourselves into thinking we are developing spiritually when instead we are strengthening our egocentricity through spiritual techniques.
- Chogyam Trungpa, "Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism"

Via Tricycle Daily Dharma:

Tricycle Daily Dharma April 17, 2013

A Change of Heart

A change of heart requires a great deal of courage and a great deal of compassion. The courage is to not avert our gaze, but instead to turn to the various sufferings in our own life or in the world around us and see them with the concern and compassionate eyes of the Buddha.  
- Jack Kornfield, "A Change of Heart"
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