The great Indian Buddhist master Shantideva said:
If you can remedy the suffering [or problem], then you don’t need to be unhappy. If you cannot remedy it, then there is no benefit to being unhappy.
So often I forgot to apply this teaching and ended up feeling really upset and unhappy over the suffering or [...]
As you would have heard by now, our precious teacher, Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche, has suffered a stroke in late April. In the days and weeks since then, we are once again treated to a teaching by Rinpoche. This time it is through how he deal with the effects of his stroke, which affected the [...]
Last Friday Ven. Choden Rinpoche gave a teaching on the Five Powers of the Mind to about 140 people at VI. I thought to provide some background information and a summary to this topic in this post.
The list of five powers comes from a famous text on mind-training (Tib. lo-jong) called 7-Point Mind Training [...]
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