Desire More Success For Others Than For Yourself

Most important by far is that you be able to care about others’ success more than your own. Everyone around you needs to ultimately become better than you. That’s how you lead. The light is in front of you and you take them to the light and then go back. If all the people around …

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Eight Verses of Training the Mind

Here I have collected a couple of translations of Geshe Langri Tangpa‘s Eight Verses of Training the Mind, which is considered a succinct summary of Lojong teachings of Mahayana Buddhism. First, a little history of Lojong, courtesy of Wikipedia: Lojong mind training practice was developed over a 300-year period between 900 and 1200 CE, as part of the Mahāyāna school …

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My Principles

Goals. Everywhere you turn, someone is telling you that the secret to success is setting goals. Hell, I’ve even mentioned them a time or two. But there’s something else that can be even more powerful than setting and achieving goals, and that is defining your principles. You see, it’s easy to set goals. It’s harder …

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