An excerpt from a teaching called Dharma and the Western Mind by Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo
When the Buddha speaks of the reasons why we should practice, he speaks primarily of the fact that all sentient beings are suffering and that they experience this suffering in one form or another every moment. Even when they are extremely […]
[Adapted from an oral commentary given by His Holiness Penor Rinpoche in conjunction with a ceremony wherein he bestowed the bodhisattva vow upon a gathering of disciples at Namdroling in Bozeman, Montana, November 1999. —Ed.]
Let us begin by considering limitless space. Then consider that just as space is limitless, so too are parent sentient beings.