A Precious Human Life
Tweet TweetHere are two nice verses on a precious human life. The first one is from the Dalai Lama. A Precious Human Life Every day, think as you wake up: "Today I am fortunate to have woken up. I am alive, I have a precious human life. I am not going to waste it. I am going to use all my energies to develop myself, to expand my heart out to others, to achieve enlightenment for the benefit of all beings. I am going to have kind thoughts towards others. I am not going to get angry, or think badly about others. I am going to benefit others as much as I can." -Dalai Lama The second one is a Tibetan prayer of unknown origin. Please let me know if you find out where this verse comes from. Precious human body Free and well favored Difficult to obtain Easy to lose. Oh to wake up! Oh to be grateful! Oh to be useful! These two verses help us to recognize that being born into a human body is a great gift not to be wasted. Yes, we have pain. Yes, we have suffering. Yes, [...]