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Padampa’s Advice 3

Let us give our very lives, hearts, and minds to the Three Jewels, Friends, and their blessings cannot but arise.

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Prayer for the Swift Rebirth of Penam Rinpoche

OM Reverence to the Guru, the Buddha, the Dharma, and the Sangha! OM Reverence to the Bodhisattva Mahasattvas!   OM Reverence to You, Dharma King Padma Namgyal, Who unite the Three Jewels and Three Bodies, In one Supreme Form of … Continue reading

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Two kinds of doubt

There are two kinds of doubt:  doubts leading to confusion, and doubts leading to clarity.   Doubts leading to confusion are thoughts that deny the reality of cause and effect (karma), rebirth, and the Three Jewels (including the salvific activities and … Continue reading

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The Root of Prosperity

The root of wealth and prosperity is generosity. We can change our wealth karma by liberally giving voluntarily of what we have. It is a spiritual practice.  Dāna is a Sanskrit term meaning “charity” or “giving” —the practice of generosity, … Continue reading

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On helping others

Many of us have the tendency to overextend ourselves when attempting to help others, and then suffer the inevitable consequences of expending our life force in a way that compromises physical, emotional, and mental integrity.    However, we need to attain … Continue reading

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