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The essence of spiritual practice

I feel that the essence of spiritual practice is your attitude toward others. When you have a pure, sincere motivation, then you have the right attitude toward others, based on kindness, compassion, love, and respect. Practice brings the clear realization … Continue reading

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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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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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The earth is, to a certain extent, our mother

“The earth is to a certain extent, our mother. She is so kind, because whatever we do, she tolerates it. But now, the time has come when our power to destroy is so extreme that Mother Earth is compelled to … Continue reading

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Desire is compelling and blind

“Desire is compelling and blind. It has the power to intoxicate, to make us enthusiastic at the same time that is diminishes our capacity for clear thinking. I’m sure you know the feeling. The point is that we need to … Continue reading

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