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About Tashi Nyima

I am a Dharma student, and aspire to be a companion on the path. I trust that these texts can offer a general approach and basic tools for practicing the Buddha's way to enlightenment. ||| Soy un estudiante del Dharma, y aspiro a ser un compañero en el sendero. Espero que estos textos ofrezcan a algunos un mapa general y herramientas básicas para la práctica del sendero a la iluminación que nos ofrece el Buda.

Highest Perfect Wisdom

So long as we are seeking highest perfect wisdom, we are still abiding in the realm of consciousness. If we are to realize the cessation of suffering, we must pass beyond consciousness. In pure concentration transcending consciousness, we have passed … Continue reading

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The Nature of Mindfulness

As mindfulness springs up in their hearts, practitioners search out the categories of wholesome qualities and their opposites, saying to themselves: “Such and such qualities are virtuous, and such are not; such and such qualities are beneficial, and such the … Continue reading

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Discernment

It is unwise to follow a course of action that is easy and pleasant to do, but that, when done, leads to what is unwholesome, for a fool does not reflect thus, and does it, and the doing of that … Continue reading

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Bodhicitta

The bodhicitta (the mind of enlightenment) that arises in Bodhisattvas is the mind of great compassion, for the liberation of all beings; the mind of great kindness, for communion with all beings; the mind of happiness, to end the mass … Continue reading

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The Clamor

For millennia, the fire under the pot has cooked suffering. To know why there are wars and calamities, just listen to the clamor of the slaughterhouse. –Buddhist proverb

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Differences

Do you see that those in this great assembly and in the immense ocean differ in their shape, form, and kind? All such differences are caused by their minds, from which arise wholesome or unwholesome body karmas, voice karmas, and … Continue reading

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None Other

To develop bodhicitta is to seek perfect enlightenment. To seek perfect enlightenment is to develop the desire to free sentient beings. The desire to free sentient beings is none other than the mind that gathers in all beings and helps them to … Continue reading

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