“Love is the absence of judgment.”

Dalai Lama XIV (via purplebuddhaproject)


Suffering is nothing
but experience enslaved to ignorance.

14th Dalai Lama

from the book “Essence of the Heart Sutra”

translated by Thupten Jinpa

widening our mind

Widening our mind ~ 14th Dalai Lama

The moment you think only of yourself,
the focus of your whole mind narrows,
and because of this narrow focus
uncomfortable things can appear huge
and bring you fear and discomfort
and a sense of feeling overwhelmed by misery.

The moment you think of others
with a sense of caring, however,
your mind widens.
Within that wider angle,
your own problems appear
to be of no significance,
and this makes a big difference.

14th Dalai Lama

from the book “The Compassionate Life”

what divides us

The many factors which divide us are actually much more superficial than those we share.

14th Dalai Lama

source: DalaiLama/posts