The Sixty-sixth Gate
The power of balance is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it] we discontinue all thoughts.
Power of balance :
great or marked ability to maintain mental...
The Sixty-fifth Gate
The power of mindfulness is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it] we do not [blindly] go along with others.
Power of mindfulness :
great or marked...
The Sixty-fourth Gate
The power of effort is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it] we do not regress or stray.
Power of Effort :
great or marked ability to make an earnest...
The Sixty-third Gate
The power of belief is a gate of Dharma illumination; for it surpasses the power of demons.
Power of Belief :
great or marked ability to have confidence in the...
The Sixty-second Gate
The faculty of wisdom is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it] we really see all dharmas.
mental steadiness or emotional stability; habit of...
I wonder if there is something here. The historical Buddha worked all his life to help sentient beings, yet the old Suttas depict him as rather aloof
I feel that is a really practical way to be, Patrick.
Gassho, sat today
I see increased feelings of empathy as the natural outcome of turning towards reality, including turning towards pain and suffering. Those who feel sympathy
I also agree. I can be very empathetic, and when there is a lot of stress and emotion going on around me, I feel it myself and go into panic mode and
All things in our life are filtered through our mind. How I preceive the world may or may not be the same as how another preceives the world. In