April 9 2014 buds 056


The very purpose of religion

is to control yourself,

not to criticize others.

Rather, we must criticize ourselves.

How much am I doing about my anger?

About my attachment,

about my hatred,

about my pride,

my jealousy?

These are the things

which we must check in daily life.


H. H. Tenzin Gyatso


Photo by Woodland Gnome 2014