To accept and end grief is possible. One way that many people have used and found helpful is a variation on the method for completing unfinished business. No matter how long ago your loved one died, you will find this most effective.
You fight anger, and for a moment it seems as if you are going to conquer it – but than the very next day you discover that the victory was merely imaginary, anger takes hold of you again. You fight sexual desire: for a moment it seems that you are victorious, but then again you are defeated.
The young body is more vital. The old body is more wise. Each age has its own beauty: there is no need to compare them. And, particularly in the west, the old body has become a very frightening concept because life is some how thought synonymous with youth, which is foolish.
O Son/daughter enlightened family, what is called “Death” has now arrived, so adopt this attitude: “I have arrived at the time of death, so now, by means of this death, I will adopt only the attitude of the enlightened state of mind, Loving kindness and compassion, and attain perfect enlightenment for the sake of all sentient […]
There is no God – It simply shows that man knows not why he is here. It simply shows man is helpless. It simply shows that man has no meaning available to him. By creating the idea of God he can believe in meaning, and he can live this futile life with the idea that somebody is looking after it.
The first lesson of the science of self knowledge begins with the experience of the senses: if you don’t go in search of sensation, you come closer to yourself. IF you don’t search for the distance, you will be able to know that which is near.
There is a way in which we can prepare completely to recognise the dawning of the ground luminosity at the moment of death. This is through the very highest level of meditation, the final fruition of the practice Dzogchen. It is called union of two luminosities, which is also known as the merging of mother […]
What is Self-Compassion? With self-compassion, we give ourselves the same kindness and care we’d give to a good friend. Instead of judging and criticizing yourself for various failures, self-compassion means you are kind and understanding when confronted with personal failings. Using self-compassion, when I undergo frustrations, failures, or limitations I can choose to honor and […]
Don’t ask anybody you have the answer within you, and you have to go deep down into yourself to discover it. And it is so close – just a hundred and eighty degree turn and you will be facing it.