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For as long as space endures

 For as long as space endures And for as long as living beings remain Until that time may I also remain To dispel the misery of the world. — Shantideva Advertisements

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Every day, think as you wake up…

Every day, think as you wake up… “Today I am fortunate to be alive; I have a precious human life; I am not going to waste it. I am going to use all my energies to develop myself, to expand … Continue reading

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As human beings…

“As human beings we all want to be happy and free from misery…we have learned that the key to happiness is inner peace. The greatest obstacles to inner peace are disturbing emotions such as anger and attachment, fear and suspicion, … Continue reading

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You can develop the right attitude…

“You can develop the right attitude toward others if you have kindness, love, and respect for them, and a clear realization of the oneness of all human beings.” — Insights from the Dalai Lama

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Seven Branch Prayer

I take refuge in the Buddha, the Dharma, and the Sangha, and generate Great Purpose for the benefit of all. I confess my transgressions and abandoned commitments, and rejoice in the virtue of holy and ordinary beings. I beseech the Buddhas to remain and turn … Continue reading

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We are all connected

As I start my day and see the result of my multi-tasking yesterday (a big blister on my thumb from steam, from boiling water dry on the stove and trying to remove my steamer basket with vegetables, and the resulting … Continue reading

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White Tara sand mandala

I wanted to share with you the completed, and amazingly beautiful ‘White Tara’ sand mandala. The monks from the Drepung Loseling Monastery spent all week creating this, and then after the Closing Ceremony, they brushed the sand into a pile, … Continue reading

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As a result of your continuous meditation

“As a result of your continuous meditation and contemplation, your feeling of compassion toward other sentient beings will become as intense as the love of a mother toward her only child when she sees him or her suffering from an … Continue reading

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