Gem of Wisdom for Daily Reflection: 

What is the Essence of Buddha Dharma?

Lama Dondrup Dorje teaching at the Chan Academy in Upwey, Australia

In ‘What is the Essence of Buddha Dharma?’, Lama Dondrup Dorje explains that Buddha Dharma teaches us about the necessity to abandon negative action, generate perfect virtue, and subdue our mind. He also describes the Three Principles of the Path: The determination to be free of suffering; to act with altruistic intention, for the benefit of all sentient beings; and to develop wisdom through understanding the true state of reality.

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