I was surprised that neither Thurman nor Salzberg brought up the most logical method in Buddhism to "love our enemies." If we have had innumerable lifetimes and have experienced all realms of suffering, at one point all sentient beings were once my mother, hence: [In the Exchange of Self and Others within Lama Chopa)]"My mothers,, all these pitiful beingsHave looked after me so often with kindnessSo by these thoughts, just like a loving mother for her suffering son,Please bless me to develop natural compassion . . . ..
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