Gyalwang Drukpa

Discipline and Diligence

In the modern world, many people are not really sure if discipline or diligence is such a good thing.

23 Sep 2018

Anger is the greatest evil

One of the greatest sources of tension in our world—both inner and outer—is anger. Whether it is expressed, or stays suppressed, anger will breed ill will and even death.

11 Aug 2018

The pursuit of happiness

Happiness really begins to grow when we align individual needs with universal needs.

07 Jul 2018

Allow the Heart to Break

By taking care of our minds, we can transcend pain. We have to train it not to shut down at the first instance of an emotional shock.

03 May 2018

Love can never lie

Love for a partner goes hand in hand with desire, and so it may be helpful to check ourselves to understand how we may be devoted to another person without clinging to them.

07 Apr 2018

How you should respond to criticism

Try giving yourself a little space, so that you can see it for what it is, rather than immediately taking it to heart

17 Mar 2018

We are not an Island

To cut ourselves off and live in a shell would mean that we are missing out on so much that this precious life has to offer

03 Feb 2018

When hurt traps us

Train your heart to compress negativity and express positive energy, and you will see the world through new eyes.

06 Jan 2018

Shrug off past, give today your attention

There is a human tendency to carry old hurts in our minds that is unnecessary. Thoughts of past and future are no more solid than a dream.

25 Nov 2017

Struggle-free mind is the key to happiness

Happiness and excitement are often confused as synonymous; genuine joy comes to those who constantly practise it as a habit

17 Dec 2016

No time like the present to be happy

Build on all the good things and, if there are things that you would like to change
in your life, start small and start today

30 Sep 2016