Monthly Archives: May 2018

Tantra Is Not What You Think

The actual word tantra is employed in the following way: in the three states (ordinary being, Bodhisattva, Buddha), individuals experience the various phenomena of cyclic existence, the path, and the result. These are distinct instances of the cause, path, and … Continue reading

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Stainless Awareness

Liberation is not a place, another realm, or a destination. It is an uprooting of the emotional afflictions in my mind, so that they never arise in the future and are purified within the expanse of Suchness. “Once the seeds … Continue reading

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Exceedingly Important

Because even common, ordinary persons who are burdened with the afflictions may be born in Dewachen, it is exceptional. And having been born there, all your wishes will be realized just a soon as you conceive them, and you will … Continue reading

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Apparitions

All beings —since their first aspiration until the attainment of Buddhahood— are sheltered under the guardianship of Buddhas and Bodhisattvas who, responding to the requirements of the occasion, transform themselves and assume specific forms. Thus, for the sake of all … Continue reading

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Body & Mind

Because of abandoning vices, one does not suffer, and because of being wise, one does not become troubled in mind; for mental pain is due to false conceptions, and bodily pain is due to sinful actions. The body is well … Continue reading

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Wandering Uselessly

Those who have not cultivated the mind, which is the secret and the very essence of the Dharma, uselessly wander in space in order to eliminate suffering and find happiness. Therefore, I should well control and well guard my mind. … Continue reading

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Giving & Receiving

To practice virtue is to selflessly aid others, giving without limitation our time, abilities, and possessions in service, whenever and wherever needed, without prejudice concerning the identity of those in need. If our willingness to give blessings is limited, so also is our ability to receive … Continue reading

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