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.

A Handful of Leaves

Once the Blessed One was staying near Kosambī in the Siṁsapā forest. Then, picking up a few leaves with his hand, he asked the monks, “What do you think, monks? Which are more numerous, the few leaves in my hand … Continue reading

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Unreal

What arises through the meeting of conditions and ceases to exist when these are lacking, is unreal, like the mirror image. How can true existence be ascribed to it? —Shantideva

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For All

The Buddha came for the benefit, welfare, and happiness not only of gods and humans, but also for the remaining beings, such as snakes, well-winged birds, and others. […] He arose for the sake of the happiness, welfare, and profit … Continue reading

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Three Forms

The mind’s nature is emptiness, the dharmakaya. The mind has clarity or awareness, the sambhogakaya. The mind is continuously manifesting and displaying, the nirmanakaya. —Ringu Tulku

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Devotion

Devotion is awareness of impermanence; devotion is the mind of renunciation; devotion is compassion for all sentient beings; devotion is the experience of dependent arising. Most importantly, the moment there is devotion, you have the view, and there is awareness … Continue reading

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One

Friends, there is one who arose and came to be for the welfare of the multitudes, for the happiness of the multitudes, out of sympathy for the world —for the benefit, welfare, and happiness of celestials and humans. Who? The … Continue reading

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Irresistible Working

The Buddha’s essence is True Purity, True Bliss, True Being, True Permanence. The Buddha’s nature is Boundless Life and Light. The Buddha’s manifestation is the totality of appearance. The Buddha’s activity is the irresistible working of compassionate wisdom. —TN

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