Tag: Suffering

The Mastery of Awareness: How Awareness can Free us from our Addiction to Suffering

For most of the modern world, the word awareness, can be applied to various things such as: Being conscious or knowledgeable, for example. This...

Cosmic Catharsis: Transforming Pain into Art

“Be confused, it's where you begin to learn new things. Be broken, it's where you begin to heal. Be frustrated, it's where you start...

Understanding the Importance of Sadness

“Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.” ~ Dr. Seuss Sadness, often the emotion most shirked and wriggled away from, has amazing powers....

Why We Keep Making Decisions We Know Are Bad For Us

"Forgive yourself for not being at peace. The moment you completely accept your non-peace, your non-peace is transmuted into peace. Anything you accept fully...

How to Become an Overman (Übermensch) in Seven “Easy” Steps

"I teach you the Overman. Man is something that shall be overcome. What have you done to overcome him?... Man is a rope, tied...

10 Quotes from Khalil Gibran that will Leave you Speechless

A mention of Khalil Gibran (or Kahlil Gibran), an artist, poet, writer and philosopher, conjures up a sense of reverence and awe. I stumbled...

The Six Realms of Samsara in Tibetan Buddhism

The Realm of Beings in Hell: Naraka-gati/Jigokudō Yes, even Buddhists believe in Hell, and their notion of it is no less torturous and fiery than...

Nine Frida Kahlo Quotes to Inspire Your Innate Sense of Creativity

Frida Kahlo, like many other artists and painters made a unique body of work around her experiences of intense pain and suffering; both in...

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A Look at the Powerful Practice of Walking Meditation

 “The mind can go in a thousand directions, but...

Why do We Fear Death?

“A man who thinks that death is the enemy...

7 Signs Your Chakras are Out of Balance

“Meditation is nothing but withdrawing all the barriers; thoughts,...

7 Pitfalls on the Path to Enlightenment

Ah, enlightenment… So motivating. So inspiring. So misunderstood. Exasperatingly...

Why We Keep Making Decisions We Know Are Bad For Us

"Forgive yourself for not being at peace. The moment...

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7 Buddhist Koans and Their Meanings

Buddhist koans also called Zen Koans are a guiding light in the darkness of life. They have been used for centuries by Zen teachers...