Monthly Archives: January 2017

Root of All Virtue

Those who cultivate compassion can give what is difficult to give; can tolerate patiently what is difficult to tolerate; and can do what is difficult to do. Compassion is the root of all virtue. —Buddha Shakyamuni, Sutra of Lay Morality

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Gradual Path

I do not say that the attainment of wisdom is all at once. Rather, the attainment of wisdom is after gradual training, gradual action, gradual practice. And how is there the attainment of wisdom after gradual training, gradual action, gradual … Continue reading

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Guru Yoga

Reverence to the Precious Lama, Quintessence of the Three Bodies, Crown-Jewel of the Pure Lineage, Leader of Sentient Beings, Revealer of the Ultimate Path, the Lord of Refuge, the Regent of the Buddha, of peerless kindness, Incomparable Teacher, Victory Banner … Continue reading

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Your Nature

Mistaking the false for the true and the true for the false, you overlook the heart and fill yourself with desire. See the false as false, and the true as true. Look into your heart. Follow your nature. —Buddha Shakyamuni

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Sublime Abiding

Let me be able and upright, straightforward and gentle in speech, humble and not conceited, contented and easily satisfied, unburdened with duties and frugal in my ways.   Peaceful and calm and wise and skillful, not proud or demanding in … Continue reading

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