By Lama Yeshe
This accelerated variation comprises either one of the very hot Lama Yeshe booklets, turning into your individual Therapist and Make Your brain an Ocean.Becoming your individual Therapist used to be first released in 1998 and comprises 3 public talks through Lama Yeshe at the normal subject of Buddhism. each one lecture is through a question and resolution consultation. Lama and his audiences continuously loved the supply and take of those energetic exchanges, and pretty well something went. even supposing those talks have been known as lectures, Lama might have each one folks use them as a replicate for our minds and glance past the phrases, locate ourselves, and turn into our personal psychologist. The talks in Make Your brain an Ocean are at the basic subject of the brain. have been lunchtime lectures at Melbourne and Latrobe Universities. One used to be a night lecture given to most people. might be of maximum curiosity is the lecture entitled "A Buddhist method of psychological Illness." Lama awarded this seek advice from a gaggle of psychiatrists at Prince Henry's medical institution who have been overjoyed to fulfill and query Lama, and this old alternate underscores the variation among Western and Buddhist recommendations of psychological future health. Dharma books plant the seed of the trail to enlightenment within the brain of the reader. That imprint ripens, realizations come, and liberation is attained. Books open the knowledge eye; you could comprehend demise and the character of brain; they educate you ways to improve compassion; they convey global peace.
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Disturbance comes from ignorance. You should try to realize the characteristic nature of negativity. When you do, the problem’s solved. Understanding the nature of negativity stops the problems it brings. Therefore, right understanding is the only solution to both physical and mental problems. You should always check very carefully how you’re expending your energy: will it make you happy or not? That’s a big responsibility, don’t you think? It’s your choice: the path of wisdom or the path of ignorance.
If, however, you’re just clinging to the notion, “Oh, fantastic! Inﬁnite knowledge, inﬁnite power,” you’re simply on a power trip. Of course, spiritual power really does exist, but the only way you can get it is by engaging in the proper spiritual actions. Power comes from within you; part of you becomes power, too. Don’t think that the only true power is up there, somewhere in the sky. You have power; your mind is power. Q: Perception is one of the ﬁve aggregates that, according to Buddhist philosophy, constitute a person.
56 ... becoming your ow n ther apist ... Buddhism teaches the nature of suffering at the mental level and the methods for its eradication. Q: Why do we all experience suffering and what do we learn from it? Lama: That’s so simple, isn’t it? Why are you suffering? Because you’re too involved in acting out of ignorance and grasping with attachment. You learn from suffering by realizing where it comes from and exactly what it is that makes you suffer. In our inﬁnite previous lives we have had so many experiences but we still haven’t learned that much.