In the Buddhist faith, there are 4 elements of love that make it ‘true’ love. These elements must combine to make love true and long-lasting. They are not magical or even spiritual concepts, they are simply behaviors and virtues that we must hold in regard to love in order to make it strong. These 4 elements of love are easy to grasp, but they make a relationship much more joyful and fulfilling. 1. Maitri “Conquer the angry one by not getting angry; conquer the wicked
Before you can deal with judgmental people you must first understand a few facts about them, and about negative criticism. “Even God doesn't judge a man till his last days, why should you and I?”- Dale Carnegie Motivational speaker Dale Carnegie had wise words about judgment. It stings, and there is every reason to discount it. You may respond to this by asking the obvious question "But how do I deal with the hurt?" Reacting well to judgment is a tall order. It requires you
If you ask me: Why is life so unfair? I will tell you simply to look to living nature to understand the nature of life. In all things, we must first be honest with ourselves. When a pack of hyenas ambushes its prey and starts eating the poor animal while it is still conscious, this is nature at work - and we recognize it as such. Nature is a striving for continued existence; and, in nature, one living creature’s existence comes at the expense of another’s.
Transformation cannot be done without great knowledge. As a matter of fact, the principles of Buddhist wisdom can permanently change everything. Relying on your own knowledge helps you understand many things about your life, this is true. But, your own human knowledge will fall short. If you're still young, your wisdom is limited even more so. Learning from your elders is one way of bringing about great transformations. But there is basic knowledge as well, hidden in the words of Buddhist wisdom. Here are 12
Do you consider yourself to be a forgiving or resentful person? If somebody has hurt you in the past or did something to make you suffer, would you hold on to those past events, thoughts, and feelings, or would you just let them go? “To forgive is the highest, most beautiful form of love. In return, you will receive untold peace and happiness.” ~ Robert Muller I always say that where there is anger, hate, revenge, bitterness, there is also a lot of pain underneath,