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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.

Bound

Some recluses and sham sages are deeply attached to their own views. Those who see only one side of things engage in quarrels and disputes. […] Possessed by conceit, fettered by conceit, bound by conceit, they argue ruthlessly because of their views and cannot go … Continue reading

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There Is

There is an unborn, an uncaused, an unmade, an unconditioned. If there were no unborn, uncaused, unmade, and unconditioned, no liberation would be possible from what is born, caused, made, and conditioned. But since there is an unborn, an uncaused, an … Continue reading

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While

While doing something else, recite the Holy Name. Don’t do something else while reciting the Name. —Honen om amideva hrih, namu amida butsu, a mi da phat, amitoufo, namo amitabhaya

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With Good Sense

It is by living with a person that her virtue is to be known… It is by association that her purity is to be known… It is in adversity that her fortitude is to be known…. It is by conversation … Continue reading

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Reflections

Like the reflection of the moon on water, that is still the moon; like a face in the mirror, that is still the face, the Dharma does not vanish. —Keizan Jōkin

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What Remains

The ultimate truth understood solely as an absence of existence is an extreme view; it is the conceptual counterpart of the wrong view of the inherent existence of phenomena. The Heart Sutra declares: “Form is empty, emptiness is form, emptiness … Continue reading

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Intoxicated

Those who, having obtained vast wealth, are not intoxicated by it, are not led into heedlessness and reckless indulgence which endangers others, are very rare in this world. Those who, having obtained much wealth, are intoxicated by it, led into … Continue reading

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