Give Up Bad Friends — Mountain Energy

In The 37 Practices of a Bodhisattva, verse 5 says: With some friends, the three poisons keep growing, Study, reflection, and meditation weaken, And loving kindness and compassion fall away. Give up bad friends — this is the practice of a bodhisattva. The three poisons are greed, hatred and delusion. Anything that allows the three […]

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What if Pain is Your Security Blanket? — Mountain Energy

Sometimes in our practice we get stuck at the detachment part. Instead of really being present with our pain we may instead dismiss it, then we mistake our dismissal as detachment. If there’s anything that persists, like physical pain, you must consider the possibility that you are resisting being fully present with that pain. You […]

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