“As I’ve written before, aspiration bodhicitta – the motivation to free all beings from ignorance, pain, and suffering – is the juice that really transforms our meditation practice from a kind of mental aerobics exercise into the profound experience of the kind that changes not only our own lives but the lives of everyone around us,” says Tsoknyi Rinpoche in his latest essay for The Huffington Post.
“In order to make that aspiration really live in our experience, we engage in a set of behaviors known as paramitas, which can be understood as positive qualities or characteristics that we strive to perfect in all aspects of our conduct….
So here’s the challenge for this week: How kind can we be? How soft? How gentle? How radically can we redefine discipline?”
Read the full essay by Tsoknyi Rinpoche on The Huffington Post.