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Most Crucial Point

Grasp this most crucial point, and avoid every downfall: my body, possessions, and merit[1] I give to everyone, protecting, cleansing, and increasing[2] them.  —Shantideva, Shikshasamucchaya [1] Body, possessions, and merit are the three foundations of self-grasping. [2] The four factors … Continue reading

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For the sake of all beings

Just as all the previous Sugatas, the Buddhas, Generated the mind of enlightenment And accomplished all the stages Of the Bodhisattva training, So will I too, for the sake of all beings, Generate the mind of enlightenment And accomplish all … Continue reading

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