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Pure Wishes

May we generate boundless thoughts and feelings of devotion to the Buddha of Compassion. May we sing ceaseless waves of prayers for our infinite mother beings with unconditional love. May we enjoy the blessing lights of unconditional love, all-knowing wisdom, … Continue reading

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Homeless Prince

In the relative world, outer phenomena are constantly changing, our inner mind is constantly changing, and therefore our perceptions are constantly changing. We can see that everything is transitory, including ourselves. But the self, or ego, would like us to … Continue reading

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No Calamity Or Epidemic

Wherever the Buddha is present, every city, town, and village is blessed by his virtues. The whole country reposes in peace and harmony. The sun and moon shine with pure brilliance; wind arises and rain falls at the right time. … Continue reading

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All Like This

Like mirages and cities in the clouds, Illusions, and dreams, all characteristics you entertain are empty of any essence. Know all phenomena are like this. —Buddha Shakyamuni

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No More Fear

When Bodhisattvas would leave the shelter of afflictions and shine their insight on the Five Aggregates (form, sensation, perception, volition, and consciousness), they see they are without true nature; they do not have to seek the peace of nirvana. That … Continue reading

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The Right Cause

The Dharmakaya has neither suffering nor pleasure; therefore, it is called Great Bliss. It is neither born nor it does it die; it is eternal. Buddha Nature is the right cause of Enlightenment. —Sramana Zhiyi

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Flowers and Weeds

Flowers wilt with our attachment; weeds spring up with our aversion. —Dogen Zenji

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