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From Ignorance to Death

Through ignorance, intentional actions arise. Through intentional actions, consciousness arises. Through consciousness, mental and physical phenomena arise. Through mental and physical phenomena, the five senses and the mind arise. Through the five senses and the mind, contact arises. Through contact, … Continue reading

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Eight Fears

E MA HO  In the naturally manifest Realm of Turquoise Petals, Dwells the noble savior, compassionate Jetsun Tara.  To you, Tara, I pray: Fill my mind with your blessings! Free me from the turmoil of the eight fears*!  * pride, … Continue reading

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Peace and clarity

These two mental states are conducive to correct knowledge. Which two? Peace and clarity.  By developing peace, what purpose is served? Mind is purified. By purifying mind, what purpose is served? Craving is abandoned.  By developing clarity, what purpose is … Continue reading

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Utter simplicity

The three wheels of Dharma turn upon themselves. They are spirals —as we progress through the various levels of the teaching, we re-view what we have learned, and yet now find ourselves at a different depth. Unencumbered with wrong views … Continue reading

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