When our delusions are not functioning strongly our mind is relatively tranquil and contented, but as soon as anger, jealousy or desirous attachment arise they destroy our peace of mind like a sudden storm destroying the tranquillity of an ocean.
Our delusions of anger and attachment are strong and they create many difficulties in our life. We often find ourself stuck and confused. With the sound advice and support of our spiritual friends we can resolve our difficulties quickly. We need spiritual friends to offer us 'wisdom advice' generated through a peaceful, controlled, compassionate and wise states of mind. Many people can give us advice but the advice our spiritual friends offer is the most excellent advice.
Our Thursday class series is focusing on “The Clarity of the Mind,” which began the first week of 2017. In the tradition of a New Year’s resolution, we are investigating how can we have a mind free of attachment, anger, jealousy for this year. Now that we have reached mid-February - Valentine's Day and the usual 6-week slump in starting a new habit - it’s the perfect time to discuss the confidence to change. Read more.