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The best thing we can do to improve our memory

The best thing we can do to ‘improve’ our memory is to cultivate peace in meditation. It is not to do all the various ‘brain puzzles’ or games that are said to improve our memory. Once we are at peace, … Continue reading

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The point of training in higher knowledge

The point of training in higher knowledge is not to become a container of facts or a believer in any particular philosophical system. The whole point is to clearly see what is truth and what is illusion in how we … Continue reading

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A snow globe on my altar…

I have a snow globe on my altar, to remind me that all that is necessary for me to see clearly, is to allow all the agitation to settle. When the snow globe is shaken up, all the little pieces … Continue reading

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Leaving our ‘native’ land…

Last night Tashi Nyima continued his lectures on the 37 Practices of the Bodhisattva… He spoke about the importance of leaving home, or our ‘native land’ — which does not necessarily mean you have to go anywhere — but sometimes … 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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