How to use our lives for the benefit of others and ourselves

The Dalai Lama often says, “Always aspire to do what is most beneficial”. But how to decide what is beneficial? And does that mean beneficial for me or for others? Well, it seems to me that it can mean both. For example, I’ve always been moved by people who are...
Postcard 26 from Robina: London, Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Postcard 26 from Robina: London, Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Sydney to London was a direct flight, pretty much: we had a stopover for a couple of hours in Singapore and then back on the same plane, arriving in London at 6:30 in the morning of Monday May 28, about 26 hours after leaving Sydney. I took the underground train from...