Purification is a psychological process

  There’s no karma we can’t change. Our mind is not set in stone. As Lama Yeshe says, we create negativity with our mind so we purify it by creating positivity with our mind.  If you’ve eaten poison, because you know the meaning of poison and its...

Compassion for everyone, not just the victims

   Let’s look at compassion and what we mean by it in the ordinary world. Based on our assumptions that things happen unfairly, of evil people over there and nice people over here, monsters over there, victims over here, which this is the view we have of the...

Loneliness

  It seems that the deepest attachment we have is to be seen and heard and affirmed by others, and unless we get that, we don’t feel we’re worthwhile. In fact, in our culture, we define ourselves as social beings, so if we don’t have contact with others, how do...