Tag Archives: discernment

Mind Training: 1. Preliminaries

I bow to the Lord of Compassion.   My human life with all its freedoms, extremely rare, difficult to repeat— bless me with zeal, all day and night, to seize this opportunity.   My fragile body, like a water bubble, … Continue reading

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A favorite

A Song on the Six Perfections   For generosity, nothing to do Other than cease fixating on self.   For morality, nothing to do Other than cease being dishonest.   For patience, nothing to do Other than not fear what … Continue reading

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The bliss of blamelessness

Knowing the bliss of freedom from debt, and recollecting the bliss of having, enjoying the bliss of wealth, the mortal then sees clearly with discernment.    The wise, seeing clearly, knows both sides: that these are not worth one sixteenth of … Continue reading

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“Taking one for the team”

There has been much talk of loyalty, famously described by a US presidential pre-candidate in a recent debate as the willingness to ‘take one for the team’, even when such actions are contrary to one’s principles and harmful to others.   … Continue reading

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