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No separation

When sentient beings arouse themselves to practice and always utter the Name of the Buddha Amideva, the Buddha will hear them. When they constantly reverence the Buddha, the Buddha will see them. When they continually think of the Buddha in … Continue reading

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When the Dharma seems a maze of confusion

The cultivation of the Dharma requires a gradual progression through the teachings, and when they are presented in a haphazard manner, they tend to generate confusion. My Root Teacher always said that when someone does not understand the Dharma, the … Continue reading

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Patience, revisited

When we perceive our impatience as impatience —lack of peace— we can begin to address it. As long as we give it some other meaning, and an external cause, we cannot address it.   There are conditions in which our lack … Continue reading

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