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Why worry?

If you can do something about it – why worry? If you can’t do anything about it – why worry?   Advertisements

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Don’t let the ‘perfect’ become the enemy of the ‘good’

My teacher shared something again last night that one of his teachers used to say all the time: “Don’t let the ‘perfect’ become the enemy of the ‘good’.” Be kind to yourself and to others… Anything that we do in a … Continue reading

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Alaya vijana

In Buddhism we speak of the alaya vijana – the ground consciousness. This is the ‘storehouse’ of all experiences, thoughts and feelings we have had since time immemorial. In the west we often refer to this as the subconscious or … Continue reading

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The importance of lineage

I find it curious how teachers all over the world are telling us we don’t need a guru. That there is no need for this ‘dated’ belief system. They say that all you need to do is to listen to … Continue reading

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We should treat the people closest to us…

We should treat the people closest to us with as much kindness and compassion as we would a stranger… So often we show our worst side to our friends and family — we discount our behavior by saying “well, she/he … Continue reading

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