Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Awakening 2013 - Compassion

The Awakening 2013 - Compassion

2013 The Great Awakening- letting down your guard and opening your heart to compassion,

 this is the true Awakening. 

One technique to achieve this is through the practice of the Bodhisattva,

 but its not the only way,

 there are many ways to do this in each culture.

 Ken Thornton shares his insights into the awakening and the bodhisattva practice. 

Music Jeffrey Gold and Mercedes Bahleda... photography Gabriel Lakey and Ken Thornton

   You are invited to watch the following short insightful video with humility and mindfulness:

Traditionally, a bodhisattva is anyone who, motivated by great compassion, has generated bodhicitta, which is a spontaneous wish to attain Buddhahood for the benefit of all sentient beings. According to Tibetan Buddhism, a Bodhisattva is one of the four sublime states a human can achieve in life (the others being an Arhat, Buddha, or Pratyekabuddha).