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Heartless

Those who lack compassion for the elderly, for children, for the sick, for the oppressed, for those who have lost their livelihood, for the weak, for the abandoned, and for the refugees: these heartless people are inhuman. —Jamgon Mipham

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Liking & Disliking

Disliking something does not destroy it, and liking something does not assist you in obtaining it. What then is the point of liking or disliking something when doing so cannot safeguard or destroy it? —Jamgon Mipham

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Emulate

It is rare for someone to possess all good qualities, but it is also rare for someone to have no good qualities. Relying on someone who possesses a preponderance of virtues, forget their faults and emulate their good qualities. You are initiated … Continue reading

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Wrong View

And what is wrong view? “There is nothing given, nothing offered, nothing sacrificed. The is no fruit or result of skillful or unskillful actions. There is no this world, no next world, no mother, no father, no spontaneously reborn beings; … Continue reading

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The End

For one who clings, there is agitation; for one who has no clinging, there is no agitation. When there is no agitation, there is calm; when there is calm, there is no attachment; when there is no attachment, there is … Continue reading

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Unborn

There is an unborn, unbecome, unmade, unconditioned. If there were no unborn, unbecome, unmade, unconditioned, no escape would be discerned from what is born, become, made, conditioned. But because there is an unborn, unbecome, unmade, unconditioned, therefore an escape is … Continue reading

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No and No

Some ascetics and priests accuse me wrongly, baselessly, falsely, and groundlessly, saying that the recluse Gautama is a nihilist and preaches the annihilation, destruction, and nonexistence of an existent being. That is what I am not and do not affirm. … Continue reading

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