There is a Taoist saying ‘dim your light’. In Buddhism we talk about ‘hidden virtue’.
People who have a religion which provides for after-death welfare, such as in Tibetan Buddhism, are less troubled. But those without such beliefs, can trust to nature’s spiritual intentions for them, as they, like plants, struggle instinctively and unerringly towards the light… Long Read
Once you awaken to your original body and mind, you’re no longer bound by attachments.
A look at how Buddhism is practised in Sri Lanka and India. Ronald Eyre meets [the late] Venerable Ananda Maitreya a Buddhist monk from Sri Lanka.
Everyday Buddhist: Dalai Lama Talks About What is Present [Short Buddhist film about 2 minutes]
The metta practice rests on the basis of loving oneself, or at least liking oneself. Without this step, no further progress is possible, either in the metta practice or in the practice of any of the Brahma Viharas (the Divine Abidings). And with the English — the men at least — this first step was proving very difficult, if not impossible…
‘Three Dharma Gates to Buddhism’ by Bhante Bodhidhamma a talk given at the Golden Buddha Centre, Totnes on Sunday 14th May 2017. (About 30 minutes)