Monthly Archives: May 2013

Without Bias

I bow to the Lord of Compassion!   Afflictions arise in relation to friends, enemies, and strangers, locations, dwellings, clothes, and possessions. Bless me to apply the training equally to the two classes!   Every being throughout the six realms … Continue reading

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Four Sets of Three

I bow to the Lord of Compassion!   It is difficult to recognize when afflicted emotions arise; it is difficult to disrupt them; it is difficult to allow them to self-liberate— Bless me to overcome these three!   Deep hearing … Continue reading

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Holy Noble One

One who has left violence, who never harms any being, who neither kills, nor causes to kill, such a one, gentle, is a holy noble one.  One who is friendly among the hostile, who is harmless among the violent, who is … Continue reading

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One and Two

I bow to the Lord of Compassion!   As I eat and drink, may the hungry and thirsty be sated; as I go on my way, may all journey safely; as I sit and lie down, may the tired find … Continue reading

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No One

Let no one deceive another, or despise anyone anywhere, or through anger and irritation, wish for another to suffer. —Buddha Shakyamuni, Khuddakapatha

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Avoid Nine

I bow to the Lord of Compassion!   When the appearance that harmed me has already departed, how can I blame another? Bless me to hold no grudges!   Regardless of their flaws and liability, to tear at others’ hearts … Continue reading

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Deliverance

Once infinite loving kindness has been developed, frequently practiced, firmly established, expanded, made a vehicle, a foundation, and brought to full perfection, then it will be impossible for ill-will to take possession of and obsess the mind, for infinite loving … Continue reading

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