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Sudden liberation, gradual enlightenment

Transference of merit is an essential practice of Mahayana Buddhism: whenever we perform virtuous actions, we dedicate the merit to universal liberation. We are not, however, the first to do so —countless previous Buddhas and Bodhisattvas have dedicated their merit … Continue reading

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Spiritual Technology

Whenever the mind starts spinning negative or obsessive thoughts, counter-spin! That is the visual lesson of the Tibetan prayer wheel. It is not some magic instrument, but a tangible reminder that it is our own afflicted mind that sets thoughts … Continue reading

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