There is nobody out there, separate from our mind, that correspond to what we see, We are just seeing our own inner distortions.
If we find a scientific method for creating human happiness, the more we use that method the happier we become. There is no limit to how happy we can become.
Compassion protects us from any type of painful feeling, any type of suffering. We cannot feel the suffering of others ourself because feeling is a part of the mind. Compassion for the suffering of others compels us to help others. Compassion is a very powerful mind.
How we perceive other living beings, how we feel about them and how we relate to them depends upon how we see them.
If we really do not want to experience problems and suffering, we must realize emptiness
Taking a higher or lower rebirth. The four common paths. The possibility of taking the path to liberation.
We set this good motivation understanding what is happiness and what is not happiness. Train in happiness using the meditation practice of wishing love.
How do we deal with this? How do we reconcile with what Buddha says, that we should see everyone as our mother?
‘I’ means renunciation and ‘all sentient beings’ means compassion. These are our motivation for meditating on emptiness.
Identifying the source of happiness and suffering