What is Compassion? (part 1)

What is Compassion? (part 1)

— One point about the spiritual path that’s been confusing to me for a long time is compassion. Buddha, Jesus, and just about every other teacher emphasizes that we should strive to practice this highest of virtues. 113 of the 114 chapters of the Koran begin...

Welcome to Earth!

Dear Traveler, Welcome to earth! Happy you could make it. Like all destinations, earth has its fair share of attractions and dangers that you should be aware of. Featured experience of this lifetime: Love! Past travelers have reported deep feelings of satisfaction,...

Solo Dios Basta

  Nada te turbe nada te espante…quien a Dios tiene nada le falta… Solo dios basta… When St Teresa of Avalia wrote the words, if you have God, you will want for nothing; God alone suffices, she was expressing an essential mystic insight repeated...

Investment

Every now and then, I feel it’s important to take stock of my life and ask myself, what I am invested in? I spend time wondering how best to invest my money (even if it’s for seemingly small decisions like where to buy my vegetables or coffee), so why not do the same...

Rebirth-ing

This week, I’d like to explore a bit more the metaphor of rebirth that I mentioned in last week’s video introduction to metaphor. To pursue this idea further, you can consult this section of my book, where I discuss these themes with a Buddhist in Nepal. — Where...