We have completed the repairing of cracked and leaking dormitories and built new water tank. And improve the breakfast. Most of the dormitories where monks stay have been constructed many years ago hence they are in poor condition. There are…Read more
Dirru Monastery Bir India
Dirru Samdup Dechen Choekhor Ling is located at Bir Tibetan refugee settlement, Himachal Pradesh, India. It is a prominent Tibetan Buddhist learning center under the Sakya tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. It was established in 1965 and it is one of original Buddhist centre.....
Meditation is one of the rare occasions when we're not doing anything. Otherwise, we're always doing something, we're always thinking something, we're always occupied. We get lost in millions of obsessions and fixations. But by meditating-by not doing anything-all these fixations are revealed and our obsessions will naturally undo themselves.
From beginningless time up until this moment, we have cared solely for ourselves and worked solely for our own benefit. Every exertion we performed was for our own benefit alone. But by acting in this way, all we have actually accomplished is more and more suffering. So this time, instead of caring for ourselves, we must care for others. As Shantideva said, "All the sufferings that beings experience in this universe arise from caring for oneself, and all the happiness that beings experience in this world arise from caring for others."