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Maps of the Truth

Teachings point to the truth, but are not The Truth.  There can be various maps that guide us to our destination —some will be more or less exact than others— but none of them IS the destination. We cannot set … Continue reading

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Different Delights

The covetous delight in things. The ambitious are pleased by flattery. The ignorant rejoice at meeting another fool. The virtuous rejoice at hearing the truth. —Sakya Pandita  

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The Excellence of Others

Those who are disturbed at seeing the excellence of others will not understand even a little truth. Such persons destroy their own merit. —Arya Nagarjuna, The Staff of Wisdom

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The Moon on the Branch

If we are unable to find the moon in the night sky, a kind friend may point out a tree in our immediate field of vision, and singling out a particular branch, guide us to see “the moon on the … Continue reading

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Striving for the truth

In controversy, the instant we feel anger we have already ceased striving for the truth, and have begun striving for ourselves. Shakyamuni Buddha

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