Tag Archives: suffering

Mind Training: 1. Preliminaries

I bow to the Lord of Compassion.   My human life with all its freedoms, extremely rare, difficult to repeat— bless me with zeal, all day and night, to seize this opportunity.   My fragile body, like a water bubble, … Continue reading

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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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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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