Monthly Archives: July 2015

Definitive

The definitive meaning of the Buddha’s teaching is that the nature of reality (dharmata) of all phenomena, the absolute expanse (dharmadhatu), is naturally pure, and that the wisdom of the luminous nature of mind is naturally pure, the essence of … Continue reading

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Others’ Happiness

With the love and compassion that make the mind of enlightenment supreme, may this thought arise in everyone: “Other beings’ happiness is as important as my own”. May excellent virtue and auspiciousness always increase, never diminish! ―Khenpo Tsultrim Rinpoche

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Nine Hurdles

An autonomous, resourceful, and fully equipped body that’s freed of the eight unfavorable states is not easy to get. To get to the heart of this free and resourceful occasion and to get past the pleasures of worldly life is … Continue reading

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The Same

As you are, so are others. As others are, so are you. Having thus identified self and others, never harm anyone, nor abuse any being. … Train yourself in doing good that lasts and brings happiness. Cultivate generosity, the life … Continue reading

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Beings

Compassion does not focus on the suffering that beings are undergoing, but on the beings undergoing that suffering. ―HH XVII Karmapa

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No One

Let us not deceive another or despise anyone for any reason, or through anger or irritation wish for another to suffer. ―Buddha Shakyamuni

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One and All

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. … May all beings, all who breathe, all beings one … Continue reading

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