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Sounds a lot like strengthening our 8 Worldly Concerns. The older monks and lamas never take credit for the things they do and deflect praise.
The 8 Concerns That Prevent Happiness:
Taking deli… (View Post)
If it works for you, that is fine. Our mind works with our concepts.
But what it actually means (as explained to me by a Tibetan Lama) is:
"Om" refers to the state of Buddhahood. The body/speech… (View Post)
You should focus on doing your Buddhist practices, and developing compassion for others.
Rather than focusing on strengthening your attachment to your ego.
As for being imperfect, until enlighten… (View Post)
This may be just a difference in semantics, but I think that looking at life from the outside creates disunity from yourself. A mental-emotional imbalance that can lead to serious results.
And that … (View Post)
We often think of happiness as being temporarily distracted from our inner unhappiness.
This is distraction, rather than happiness.
"Since happiness is a state of mind, then the source of happine… (View Post)