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Cultivate the Four Immeasurables

Cultivate the Four Immeasurables of equanimity, love, compassion, and rejoicing by progressing through four levels of commitment: reflect on how wonderful it would be if all beings without exception (equanimity) were to be happy (love), free of suffering (compassion), and … Continue reading

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Quench your thirst

When you are parched by thirst, the thought of water brings no relief —only drinking can quench your thirst. In the same way, mere information differs from experience.  The exhausting search for information for mere objective knowledge becomes needless with … Continue reading

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Nothing to attain or renounce

You don’t have to do anything with your mind; just let it naturally rest in its essential nature. Your own mind, unagitated, is reality. Meditate on this without distraction.   Know the truth beyond all opposites. Thoughts are like bubbles … 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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