Monthly Archives: February 2018

Before Meals

This food is a gift of the earth, the sky, numerous living beings, and much hard and loving work. May we eat with mindfulness and gratitude so as to be worthy to receive this food. May we recognize and transform … Continue reading

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Self & Selves, Phenomena & Characteristics

Those who, for only a second, give rise to a pure and clear confidence upon hearing these words of the Tathagata, the Tathagata sees and knows them, and they will attain immeasurable happiness because of this understanding. Why? Because they … Continue reading

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Causes

Birth is caused by existence, existence by grasping, grasping by craving, craving by sensation, sensation by contact, contact by the six sensory fields, the six sensory fields by mind and body, mind and body (nama-rupa) by consciousness, consciousness by conduct, … Continue reading

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