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The best offering you can make…

“Of all the offerings you can make to someone that you revere — such as material offerings, singing songs of praise, or other gifts — the best offering you can make is to live a life according to the principles … 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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Of all the offerings you can make

“Of all the offerings you can make to someone that you revere — such as material offerings, singing songs of praise, or other gifts — the best offering you can make is to live a life according to the principles … Continue reading

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As a human being…

“As a human being, is my life increasingly directed towards building up the causes and conditions that create and environment of happiness for myself and those around me?” — Jest√ľn Khandro Rinpoche  

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When we talk about gaining the perfect wisdom of a Buddha…

When we talk about gaining the perfect wisdom of a Buddha, we should not think that we need to create qualities in ourselves that are not there already, and acquire them from somewhere outside of us. Rather, we should see … Continue reading

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Mantra recitation

Mantra means ‘that which protects the mind’. All Buddhas are known for particular qualities — such as wisdom, compassion, fearlessness, boundless radiance etc. When we recite a particular mantra, we are not praying to some external being, but to an … Continue reading

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