Monthly Archives: January 2019

Craving

Dependent upon sensation, there arises threefold craving: craving for sense objects, craving for continued existence, and craving for non-being. —Buddha Shakyamuni

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No comparison

The foolish ascetic who, month after month, eats food with a blade of grass cannot be compared to one who has fathomed the Dharma. —Buddha Shakyamuni

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Even thinking about it

When I think about the suffering that eating animals brings, I cannot bear it, and I feel pain and anguish in my heart. When I have seen the boundless faults that come from eating animals, even thinking about it makes me sick, … Continue reading

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Only by insight

It is by living with others that their virtue is known; it is by associating with them that their purity is known; it is in adversity that their fortitude is known; it is in conversation that their wisdom is known —and then after a … Continue reading

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A Vajra Leap

To the west is Dewachen, where Buddha Amideva dwells. Whoever recalls His Name will be born there. You, too, while recalling His Name, should invoke Him. […] Free of doubt, move with a spontaneous vajra leap. In that Buddha-field, within the … Continue reading

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Stop suffering!

Even after a hundred kalpas, beings’ karma is never lost. When the conditions come together, the fruits will fully ripen. —Patrul Rinpoche It only ends when you stop. —Vlmalamitra

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Once and for all

Once and for all, give up the deluded way of living which comes from being obsessed with this life. Give up bogus acts of virtue motivated by the eight worldly concerns*. Give up View that is just talk, Meditation that … Continue reading

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