Posted by: Upāsaka | 02/18/2019

Criticism

One of my teachers, Geshe Doga, said that there is never any reason for us to get upset if we are criticized. We should look inside ourselves and check whether the criticism is true or not. If it isn’t true, the other person’s words are like empty, meaningless noise, and there is no need to get upset about them. But if we check and find that the criticism is true, we can grate-fully accept it as helpful advice for our spiritual development.

Excerpt from: “Awakening the Kind Heart: How to Meditate on Compassion” by Kathleen McDonald.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Categories

*luz de atención constante*

En este blog encontrarás una cuidada selección de traducciones en español sobre el camino interior.

Euthyphroria

Reflections on Ancient Literature and Practical Humanism

How to Be a Stoic

an evolving guide to practical Stoicism for the 21st century

How to Think Like a Roman Emperor

Courses and Articles about Philosophy as a Way of Life

Modern Stoicism

Home of Stoicon and Stoic Week