Monthly Archives: March 2014

Please, Don’t Eat My Friends!

I am a friend of the footless, I am a friend of all bipeds, I am a friend of those with four feet, I am a friend of the many-footed! —Buddha Shakyamuni, Anguttara Nikaya 4.67

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The Purpose of Life

We consider that the purpose of life is to develop compassion for all living beings without discrimination, and to work for their good, happiness, and peace; and to develop wisdom, leading to the realization of Ultimate Truth.  —Basic Points Unifying … Continue reading

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Genuine

If deep down you continue to believe a tiny corner of samsara could be useful, or that it might even offer the ultimate solution to all your worldly problems, it will be extremely difficult to become a genuine spiritual seeker. … Continue reading

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Ten Things to Understand

Understand that outer appearances are unreal because they are illusions. Understand that inner mind is empty because it is devoid of self-entity. Understand that thoughts are momentary because they occur due to conditions. Understand that your body and speech are … Continue reading

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Survival

Compassion and love are not mere luxuries. As the source both of inner and external peace, they are fundamental to our continued survival. His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama

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2014 LOSAR 2141

Losar Tashi Delek Happy New Year!

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Patience

Patience is the science of peace.

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