When we are really able to rest our mind in meditation, an incredibly spacious, sky-like nature begins to dawn. And from within that sky-like nature of our mind, the sun of our buddha nature shines forth with the tremendous radiance and warmth of love and compassion.
Nadine Aernouts, originally from Belgium, writes: “My sister died two years ago of cancer when she was sixty years old. I lost my brother years ago when he was just 47 years old. When he died I was totally confused because people always tell you that you have to be strong and go on living. [...]
This summer in an interview with renowned Buddhist translator, editor, and writer Marcia Binder Schmidt, we asked her for her thoughts on the Tibetan Book of Living and Dying and its impact.
The Buddha said: If you look all over the world for someone more worthy of your love than yourself, you will not find another. In this recent teaching from Barcelona, Sogyal Rinpoche explains that when we practise compassion, we begin by getting in touch with ourselves through meditation, arriving at the soft spot of our good [...]
Fernando Garcia, from Madrid writes: “I met my friend María by chance, as we were coming out of the cinema, and she told me that she was in the final phase of her illness, and that she was receiving a lot of help from an amazing group of students of Tibetan Buddhism.