Monday, 25 March 2013

Happiness

"Our happiness-or lack of it-doesn't seem to rely on the 'the thing itself' but on our relationship with 'the thing'. That relationship is mostly entirely independent of 'the thing'."

p24, Rays of the Sun, Ngakpa Chögyam, Aro Books worldwide, 2010, 978-1-898185-06-2

Monday, 18 March 2013

Practice of kindness

"In everyday life we have the ideal opportunity to develop our practice of kindness, because we are constantly brought into contact with others."

p67, Rays of the Sun, Ngakpa Chögyam, Aro Books worldwide, 2010, 978-1-898185-06-2

Monday, 11 March 2013

Strength

"Strength comes from acknowledgement of weakness – the ability or strength to be vulnerable."

The Ten Paramitas, Khandro Déchen, Aro Encyclopaedia

Monday, 4 March 2013

Letting go

"Letting Go is the ground of meditation practice and the base from which all other methods can arise."

Relaxing into Meditation, Ngakma Nor'dzin, Aro Books worldwide, 2010, 978-1898185178