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Overwrite and Rewrite Your ‘Scripts’

In the Vibhanga sutra, Buddha Shakyamuni defines name (nama) as mental phenomena (feeling, perception, intention, contact, attention), and form (rupa) as physical phenomena (the great elements and all that is dependent on them). Nama-rupa is also used by the Buddha … Continue reading

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Affirmation of Truth

om = pure manifestation a = the unarisen source of all mi = dependent origination of all appearances de = definitive aspiration for enlightenment va = non-conceptual wisdom of suchness hrih = non-duality of ultimate reality  om amideva hrih expresses … Continue reading

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Gratitude

Gratitude is the realization that we are neither independent nor self-sufficient, but part of an extraordinary continuum of events and beings, and the celebration of our mutually supportive connections.  The understanding of dependent origination explains that everything in this world … Continue reading

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Happy LOSAR!

Each of us has a place —one that is unique and irreplaceable. There is no need to claim it, secure it, or defend it. It is always ours. No Hope = No Fear We are an aspect of Natural Perfection, … Continue reading

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Tonglen: Exchange Meditation

“Thus have I heard (evam maya shrutam)…”  The text that follows is neither a personal opinion nor an ‘original’ presentation of Exchange Meditation (Tib. tonglen; Skt. parivartana). On the contrary, although committed to conveying these teachings in the context of … Continue reading

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