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May all beings be happy

May all beings in this universe be happy. May all enjoy prosperity and welfare. May all experience peace.   May plenitude and fullness be unto all beings. May auspiciousness and blessedness be unto them.   May all be free from … Continue reading

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The Question

The question is whether you want to be free from suffering. If you do, practice the Noble Eightfold Path. Wherever the Noble Eightfold Path is practiced, there is joy, peace, and clarity. —Buddha Shakyamuni

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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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Health, Disease & Healing

Health is oneness; disease is separation. Health is abiding in peace; disease is agitation. Health is cooperative function; disease is self interest. To heal is to regain oneness, peace, and cooperation.

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Happiness is easier

It is easier to smile than to frown. It is easier to listen than to argue. It is easier to open the hand than to close the fist. It is easier to be quiet than to quarrel. It is easier … Continue reading

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Life is not a problem

Life is not a problem. It can be lived, but it cannot be solved. When there is much confusion, it is not a good time to push through to decision. When the winds are blowing in all directions, with dust … Continue reading

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Nothing to do

Whenever we feel compelled, ‘driven’, to do something, anything, we can remember the words of Milarepa. As long as we feel compulsion, even if it is apparently for the Dharma, it is passion. Only when we do the needful, and … Continue reading

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