Monday, January 30, 2012

Who will save Buddhists?

Dharma Quotes (
Thai Theravada Buddhist monks with mosquito nets (crots for outdoor meditation) focus on candles in front of reclining Buddha, a pose representing final nirvana.

No one saves us but ourselves
No one can and no one may
We ourselves must tread the path
Buddhas only point the way

() Our body's energy is changing. We can support it by accepting and loving it (Kiesha "Little Grandmother" Crowther in Slovenia (

40 ways to let go and feel less pain
Lori Deschene (
Eckhart Tolle [who will speak in Los Angeles at GATE 2 on Feb. 4, 2012] believes we create and maintain problems because they give us a sense of identity [ego, soul, self view]. Perhaps this explains why we often hold onto our pain far beyond its ability to serve us. We replay past mistakes over and over again in our head, allowing feelings of shame and regret to shape our actions in the present. We cling to frustration and worry about the future... More

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