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I think think the Buddha is quoted saying "there is nobody in the universe more deserving of your compassion than yourself". I seem to remember reading that. I'm not sure what writing or oral tradition to writing it is from but it is quoted sometimes.
I also think of a quote I think from the Dalai Lama actually? The quote is "if you want to help yourself help others. And if you want to help others than help yourself"
I watch sports and it is truly the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat. It is interesting as a Buddhist to just watch how my mind reacts.
Today's creation with no carbs:
1 cup light sour cream
1 cup whole milk ricotta
1 cup crumbled feta
3 tsp dried dill weed
Mix and have on crackers etc.
Not terribly healthy but is pretty tasty.
This article talks about the practice of 'pure view' (explained in the article slightly) as a practice meanwhile others around you are screwing up. So it explains how to have that type of view or practice in a world of people screwing up.
It doesn't talk about Ayurveda which is something I hadn't ever heard explained.