Category: Basic Goodness

  • What is Basic Goodness?

    What is Basic Goodness?

    The concept of Basic Goodness is a fundamental principle in Shambhala Buddhism. It refers to the inherent and primordial nature of human beings, which is seen as pure, awake, and compassionate. This intrinsic nature is not something that needs to be improved or developed; rather, it is always present and can be discovered through meditation…

  • What is Shambhala Buddhism?

    What is Shambhala Buddhism?

    Shambhala Buddhism is a modern spiritual tradition that blends the teachings of Tibetan Buddhism with principles of mindfulness, meditation, and creating an enlightened society. It was introduced in the West by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, a Tibetan Buddhist teacher, in the early 1970s. The word “Shambhala” comes from ancient Indian and Tibetan texts and refers to…

  • Life is short

    Life is short

    Life is short; life moves pretty fast. You could miss it. Savor the moment — for the moment is all we have. The past is the past — it is gone and cannot ever be relived. The future is yet to come — we cannot access it in this moment. Thus, now is all we…