Wednesday, April 21, 2010

the simplicity of love

“This is my simple religion.

There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy.

Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.”

Dalai Lama quote


Monday, April 19, 2010

the confusion of discernment

"You see, this is what happens in our competitive and qualification-orientated society. We have to know where the other person is coming from, then we can form value-judgements about them. Not about the truths they may speak, write or show in their lives - but about them. Then we see that they are human too, maybe do things we don't approve of, so we dismiss the possible truths they speak simply because they are different from us or don't conform to our idea of correct behaviour"