Author Archives: Tashi Nyima

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.

Abandon

In order to overcome any and all attachments to the phenomena of samsara, we should meditatively cultivate the intention definitely to leave cyclic existence, meditating on impermanence and suffering. Also, we should abandon taking to mind our own welfare and … Continue reading

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Well Gone & Well Come

Direct perfect enlightenment with regard to all aspects and abandonment of the stains along with their imprints are called, respectively, ‘Buddha’ and ‘nirvana’. In truth, these are not two different things. Liberation is distinguished by indivisibility from qualities present in all their … Continue reading

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Seven Signs

Heal the sick. Nourish the young. Protect the weak. ​Love the beautiful. Serve the good. Honor the wise. Align your conduct with the highest view.​ —Kyabje Tashi Norbu Rinpoche

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Great Compassion

The Buddha extends his great compassion toward those who are suffering most. He especially feels compassion and cherishes those who are bound by delusion. If he will not rescue one who is actually drowning, why should he rescue one who … Continue reading

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This Mass of Suffering

Birth is suffering. Aging is suffering. Disease is suffering. Death is suffering. I am separated from those I love. I seek what I want but do not find it. I encounter the unpleasant at every step. Making my body the … Continue reading

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Serene Trust

The person who attains serene trust and joy is said to be equal to the Tathagata. Great serene trust is itself Buddha Nature; Buddha Nature is none other than Tathagata. —Shinran Shonin

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Unsettled

This body is the form of our drift in the flow of impermanence; from instant to instant it arises and perishes. This mind is false thought; it is unreal and delusional. Do not rely on body or mind. —Ippen Shonin

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