Recently I was asked this question: How does one best practice both detachment and active compassion? Like with one's friends and children? How do you know when to give guidance or advice and when to let them go, to make their own mistakes?
All human souls in this world are bound by the fetters of attachment. Your strongest emotional bonds are with the ones who have come closest to your heart in your relationships and those with whom you…Continue
Added by Shuddhaanandaa Brahmachari on April 17, 2011 at 11:38pm — No Comments
The flower is happy to be a flower. It gives inspiration and joy without knowing it gives. But the flower suffers from no ego, so the possibility of becoming a Buddha is not there.
Ego is not to be feared, judged or rejected. Simply witness it. Acknowledge it. Let it humble you.
Ego is the beginning of your sacred journey. You move with ego and you gradually realize that it veils the face of God.
There is no distance between you and God other than your fear and worries, which…
Added by Shuddhaanandaa Brahmachari on April 17, 2011 at 11:32pm — No Comments