Note: This blog is part of a series sharing the teachings of the Atisha's Lojong Root Verses on Training the Mind as shared by Jetsumna Tenzin Palmo in London May 28 & 29, 2016. These are not transcriptions of the lectures, rather a collection of her thoughts sewn together.
9. The Supreme generosity is non attachment.
The next six verses (9 – 14) are known as the Paramitas.
If we really have a generous heart, it is open, spacious and non-possessive.
This does not mean that we do not delight and enjoy our life. It simply means that our fingers are not sticky.
The quality of open hands and heart comes naturally from an understanding of the true nature of things.