"Everything is a gift. We receive it not earlier and also not later, than it is good for our development." ~ Lama Ole Nydahl
"The more beautiful, the purer, the more significant, the more meaningful we see things, the closer we are to the ultimate truth." ~ Lama Ole Nydahl
Live like a guest in a hotel: Enjoy everything that happens, but remember that you can't take anything with you.
"Somebody else's words remain just words unless they become our own experience." - 3rd Karmapa Rangjung Dorje
Renunciation is not giving up the things of the world, but accepting that they go away. ~ Shunryu Suzuki Roshi
"Never give up! Never stop looking for the very best! Never stop yourself making a step to be kind to others! Never stand there saying: “I am doing quite well middle size!” You have to be top size. Kindness and braveness - this is what the Buddhas expect from us…
"There is interdependence with everything that we see, everything that we can think of, everything that we can imagine, everything that is apparent in this life. Everything is interconnected in some way. Although we are living ordinary lives, nevertheless we are all in one way or another connected with every…
If you have a problem, try to solve it. If you cannot solve it, do not make a problem of it.
If you learn from everything that happens to you, everything will be your protector. ~ Lama Ole Nydahl
I believe that this is one of the greatest teachings ever. Yes, one of the greatest teachings comes when a great being dies. It might even be far more powerful, condensed, direct and simple than all of the 84,000 teachings of the Buddha and the three turnings of the Dharma…