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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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If you are totally concerned and preoccupied with the affairs of this lifetime

If you are totally concerned and preoccupied with the affairs of this lifetime, there is a great danger of causing your own downfall. If by such concern you were able to achieve the desired happiness, that is okay, but this … Continue reading

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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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If you are totally concerned and preoccupied with the affairs of this lifetime

If you are totally concerned and preoccupied with the affairs of this lifetime, there is a great danger of causing your own downfall. If by such concern you were able to achieve the desired happiness, that is okay, but this … Continue reading

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If we think that the Buddhist view…

“If we think that the Buddhist view of practicing compassion is going around saving the unenlightened, then that’s not different from the view of the religious sects whose members knock on our doors, bringing the ‘good word’ to us right … Continue reading

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