Month: April 2010

Suffering

“Suffering requires us to descend into ourselves. As there is no other way out, we are obliged to call on the power of the soul and the spirit. When we succeed in doing so, instead of groaning and crying out in rebellion, we exhale a […]

Compassion Is Our Nature

“Compassion is our deepest nature.  It arises from our interconnection with all things.” Alan Wallace, a leading Western teacher of Tibetan Buddhism, puts it like this: “Imagine walking along a sidewalk with your arms full of groceries, and someone roughly bumps into you so that […]