In the Summer 2007 issue of Tricycle: The Buddhist Review, the Dalai Lama, spiritual and political leader of the Tibetan people, wrote about eight core concerns that we all have as human beings.
- The Eight Worldly Concerns
- Wanting to be praised …and not wanting to be criticized.
- Wanting happiness …and not wanting suffering.
- Wanting gain …and not wanting loss.
- Wanting fame and approval …and not wanting rejection and disgrace.
These concerns are an inheritance of …