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.

Most Infamous

Most infamous of all justifications for flesh consumption is the claim that the Buddha ate meat, and that He died from eating contaminated pork. The term used in the (Pali) Mahaparinibbana Sutta to describe the dish that was served to … Continue reading

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Not Real

There is no reality in a dream but nevertheless we believe in the reality of the things seen in a dream. After waking up, we recognize the falsity of the dream and we smile at ourselves. In the same way, … Continue reading

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The Primal Vow

If, when I attain Buddhahood, sentient beings of the ten directions who sincerely and serenely entrust themselves to me, wish to be reborn in my Land, and recite my Name, even ten times, should fail to be born there, may … Continue reading

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Thoughts

Whatever we frequently think and ponder upon, that will become the inclination of our mind. If we frequently think and ponder upon thoughts of sensual desire, we have abandoned the thought of renunciation to cultivate the thought of sensual desire, … Continue reading

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Thoughts

Whatever we frequently think and ponder upon, that will become the inclination of our mind. If we frequently think and ponder upon thoughts of sensual desire, we have abandoned the thought of renunciation to cultivate the thought of sensual desire, … Continue reading

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Goodness

This is what should be done by all who are skilled in goodness, and who know the path of peace:   Let us be able and upright, straightforward and gentle in speech, humble and not conceited, contented and easily satisfied, … Continue reading

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ALL

May all be happy and peaceful. May all be healthy and strong. May all feel safe and protected. May all live with ease and joy. om amideva hrih

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