Here & Now

1450294_10201684412685957_62617818_nDo not go after the past,

nor lose yourself in the future,

for the past no longer exists,

and the future is not here yet.

By looking deeply at things,

just as they are,

in this moment, here and now,

the seeker lives calmly and freely.

Be attentive today,

as waiting until tomorrow is too late.

Death can come and take us by surprise

―how can we gainsay it?

The one who knows

how to live attentively,

night and day,

is the one who knows

the best way to freedom.

―Buddha Shakyamuni

About Tashi Nyima

I am a Dharma student, and aspire to be a companion on the path. I trust that these texts can offer a general approach and basic tools for practicing the Buddha's way to enlightenment. ||| Soy un estudiante del Dharma, y aspiro a ser un compañero en el sendero. Espero que estos textos ofrezcan a algunos un mapa general y herramientas básicas para la práctica del sendero a la iluminación que nos ofrece el Buda.
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