Monthly Archives: April 2020

Examine

If our progressive and prosperous modern society, with its emphasis on quantity, convenience, and speed, is concerned about overcoming this crisis, we must look at our lives in the light of coexistence and interdependence and transform our lives into the … Continue reading

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Right View

Know the right view to be like space, without bias! Know the right view to be like earth, supporting everything! Know the right view to be like water, collecting everything! Know the right view to be like fire, burning all … Continue reading

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Courage & Respect

The most fundamental aggression to ourselves, the most fundamental harm we can do to ourselves, is to remain ignorant by not having the courage and the respect to look at ourselves honestly and gently. —Pema Chödron

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Beyond Suffering

Wisdom is the self-liberation of grasping and clinging; in it, there is neither thinking nor a thinker. It is not ordinary. It is free from fixed convictions. It is beyond suffering. It is supreme peace. —Jigme Lingpa

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Warned

Though grief in the Ocean of Samsara is described, and its renunciation urged, few are really convinced and renounce it with determination. —Milarepa

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The Guru

The guru lineage originates with someone called Vajradhara or Samantabhadra. Our masters tell us that he is our own mind, the nature of our own mind. This means that when we trace back through the lineage, we actually end up … Continue reading

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Like the Lotus

When sectarians persuade sentient beings, they may use malicious speech, beat them, or scold them, and in these ways subdue them. But the Bodhisattva does not do these things. When he teaches sentient beings, he does not use coarse or … Continue reading

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