Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Via Daily Dharma: Cultivate Contentment

Cultivate generosity. Delight in giving. Learn to live lightly. In this way, we can begin to transform what is negative into what is positive.

—Interview with Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo by Lucy Powell, “No Excuses

Via Ram Dass \ Words of Wisdom - April 1, 2018

When you learn to honor everybody you meet as your teacher, you'll see that there is nothing else you can do but be conscious, for the good of yourself and your fellow men and women. You begin to see that everything in your universe becomes your teacher - so your teacher is everywhere. You don’t have to rush to India because it’s always right where you are.

There are beings who can get as high as any enlightened being ever got, sitting in the middle of Topeka, Kansas or in the middle of New York, or in the middle of anywhere. It depends on your readiness, and that has to do with your karma or your readiness to get on with it.

Ram Dass

Via Daily Dharma: Love Sees Clearly

Boundless love, in contrast to clinging and attachment, is the wish for everyone everywhere to have happiness and its causes. It banishes hatred. Love sees everything without distortion.

—Anne C. Klein, “The Four Immeasurables