Concern for others versus interest in ourselves ~ Thrangu Rinpoche

If we consider the buddhas, their main concern is others, not themselves; they always act to help other beings, and we can see all the qualities this brings. The opposite would be people like us, ordinary beings in the world, who are only interested in ourselves; we are very egocentric and only concerned with ourselves. Look at the mess this has put us in.

Thrangu Rinpoche

from the book Jewel Ornament of Liberation

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