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Leave one, take one

Conduct, as everything else in nature, abhors a vacuum. When we abandon an unskillful habit, we must cultivate a positive one. Otherwise, from our trove of accumulated karmic tendencies, another habit –similar in quality– will replace the one we’ve just … Continue reading

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Living by Karma; Living by Vow

“I didn’t want to think it.” “I didn’t mean to say it.” “I didn’t intend to do it.” How many times have we said these or similar words to ourselves or others? When we entertain unwelcome thoughts, utter words that … Continue reading

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