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Buddha & Me

Allow us to point you to the moon! How does the Buddha's teachings help to live a life of happiness and peace of mind?

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Buddha taught 84,000 lessons - 

Here are a few tips that we have found work brilliantly in the modern world. From the Four Noble Truths, we know that craving is a huge problem. Let's be together and work on being better, one day at a time.

In the journey of recovery, an alcoholic learns to understand themselves and the power of cherishing others. “All the happiness there is in the world arises from wishing others to be happy,”

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The Power of Cherishing Others and Recovery from Alcoholism?

Through giving, we not only benefit others but also enhance our own self-worth, a crucial step in overcoming personal obstacles such as addiction.

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Perfect Generosity Now: How Buddhism Saves A Dying Alcoholic

The ‘I’ Has ItSelf-cherishing is the mindset that prioritises our own importance while neglecting others. We perceive an inherently existent self, cherish it, and believe that its happiness and freedom are supremely important. Shantideva, in the “Guide to The Bodhisattva’s Way of Life,” asserts that all suffering in this world arises from the desire for personal

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Alcoholics All Suffer With Disgusting Self-Cherishing Ignorance

Alcoholics need to think of others. Langri Tangpa eloquently explains the practice of taking and giving, which cultivates love and compassion, guides us towards the six perfections, and leads to Buddhahood.

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Love and Compassion in AA Action

Discusses the concept of equalising self with others in the context of alcoholics anonymous (AA) and Buddhist teachings. It emphasises the importance of recognising the kindness of others, understanding the universal wish for happiness.

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What So F*ck!n9 Special About Me?

Humble PiPi (22/7) is a magical number. Humble is a magical quality.Image from flickr.com The concept of humility is significant within the context of alcoholism recovery. It plays a crucial role in the recovery process. Humility has a role inovercoming character flawsseeking a higher power, andattaining inner peace.It is not only desirable, but essential, for we who

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Are You In Seventh Heaven Yet?

An alcoholic walked out of a bar...

We Are PowerlessAn alcoholic is sorely misunderstood.But not only is he misunderstood by the community and family, it

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The Power of Cherishing Others and Recovery from Alcoholism?

The 'I' Has ItSelf-cherishing is the mindset that prioritises our own importance while neglecting others. We perceive an

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Alcoholics All Suffer With Disgusting Self-Cherishing Ignorance

Alchies Love To TakeIn short, may I directly and indirectlyoffer help and happiness to all my mothersand secretly

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Love and Compassion in AA Action

The Three Faces of Evil*Not only was I selfish, self-centred and self-willed: I was also critically unique. Did

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What So F*ck!n9 Special About Me?

Humble PiPi (22/7) is a magical number. Humble is a magical quality.Image from flickr.comThe concept of humility is

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Are You In Seventh Heaven Yet?

Countless LivesSince it is impossible to determine the beginning of our mental continuum, it follows that we have

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Is It Possible to Love All Beings in Sobriety?

Growing up is optional


In the journey of recovery, an alcoholic learns to understand themselves and the power of cherishing others. “All the happiness there is in the world arises from wishing others to be happy,”

The Power of Cherishing Others and Recovery from Alcoholism?

Through giving, we not only benefit others but also enhance our own self-worth, a crucial step in overcoming personal obstacles such as addiction.

Perfect Generosity Now: How Buddhism Saves A Dying Alcoholic

The ‘I’ Has ItSelf-cherishing is the mindset that prioritises our own importance while neglecting others. We perceive an inherently existent self, cherish it, and believe that its happiness and freedom are supremely important. Shantideva, in the “Guide to The Bodhisattva’s Way of Life,” asserts that all suffering in this world arises from the desire for personal

Alcoholics All Suffer With Disgusting Self-Cherishing Ignorance

Alcoholics need to think of others. Langri Tangpa eloquently explains the practice of taking and giving, which cultivates love and compassion, guides us towards the six perfections, and leads to Buddhahood.

Love and Compassion in AA Action

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