October 1, 2016
"Nonviolence, peace, compassion – all of these are different expressions of excellence, and what we all wish to accomplish.
However, it is difficult to pinpoint what those expressions or qualities really are. If we look at them in a materialistic way, then it almost becomes impossible to achieve. Of course, because of our consciousness, because of our innate qualities,... more
September 21, 2016
Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, shares the following message on the occasion of the United Nations International Day of Peace, 21 September 2016. "Dear dharma friends, I believe that few of us really know what ‘peace’ means. We may wish for ‘peace’ or do something ‘in the name of peace’, and though our motivations have merit,... more
September 20, 2016
"In the end, there is nothing that particularly belongs to Buddhism. Buddhism is simply for the sake of sentient beings, for the sake of liberation, for the sake of enlightenment. Buddha compiled all of the things in life that are valuable, all the things that will bring clarity, and put them together and taught them in a very interesting... more