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Beloved, remember me!

“My own mind is fully awake, but I don’t recognize it. The essence of thinking is what is, but I don’t know this. Not controlling is true being, but I can’t stay there. Settling naturally leads to how things are, … Continue reading

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The essence of the highest teachings…

“The essence of the highest teachings lies within a simple moment of awareness.” — Jetsün Khandro Rinpoche

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The true seat of the mind is in the heart

“From a Buddhist perspective, the true seat of the mind is the heart — not the brain or the head. Compassion and clear awareness are naturally together, and when we connect with this experience in the deep and genuine way, … Continue reading

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Namo Gurave

“My own mind is fully awake, but I don’t recognize it. The essence of thinking is what is, but I don’t know this. Not controlling is true being, but I can’t stay there. Settling naturally leads to how things are, … Continue reading

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Awareness is the basis, or what you might call the ‘support’, of the mind.

Awareness is the basis, or what you might call the ‘support’, of the mind. It is steady and unchanging, like the pole to which the flag of ordinary consciousness is attached. When we recognize and become grounded in awareness, the … Continue reading

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A Buddhist contribution to global ethics

“A Buddhist contribution to global ethics is based on observing and understanding the world with mindfulness, concentration, and insight. It begins with an awareness of the nonduality of subject and object and of the interconnectedness of all things. It is … Continue reading

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The mind

“The mind has no color, no shape, no weight, no inside, no outside, no origin, and no cessation–bless me to examine this unborn awareness.” — excerpt from a Jonang Mind Training Prayer

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The refuge of radiant awareness is…

“The refuge of radiant awareness is…Closer than we can imagine. More profound than we can imagine. Easier than we can imagine. More wondrous than we can imagine.” — Jamgon Kongtrul the First

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