There is a misconception that Buddhism is a religion, and that you worship Buddha. Buddhism is a practice, like yoga. You can be a Christian and practise Buddhism. I met a Catholic priest who lives in a Buddhist monastery in France. He told me that Buddhism makes him a better Christian. I love that. ♡ Thich Nhat Hanh
10 tips for a Mindful Home, Karen Maezen Miller, Do Dishes, Rake Leaves, Lion's Roar, Buddhism, Shambhala Sun, Wake With the Sun, Sit, Make your bed, Empty the hampers, Wash your bowl, Rake the leaves, Eat when hungry, Let the darkness come, Sleep when tired
we think ANY emotion will last forever while it is with us. great joy, great depression. no. as the bible says, 'this, too, shall pass,' and every emotion passes. EVERY emotion. the deepest sorry. the most intense joy. they come. they go. and they visit again another time.
Until we have met the monsters in ourselves, we will keep trying to slay them in the outer world. For all darkness in the world stems from the darkness in the heart. And it is where we must do our work. ....................................................
The Dalai Lama is a monk of the Gelug or "Yellow Hat" school of Tibetan Buddhism, the newest of the schools of Tibetan Buddhism. We've compiled a list of some of the quotes said by the current Dalai Lama, these quotes express much wisdom and can teach us something about inner peace, compassions, and happiness.