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Once we have a firm practice of compassion

Once we have a firm practice of compassion, our state of mind becomes stronger, which leads to inner peace, giving rise to self-confidence, which reduces fear. This makes for constructive members of the community. Self-centeredness, on the other hand, leads … Continue reading

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We need more female leadership

“I have a certain amount of compassion and it began with my mother an illiterate, uneducated village woman, who was essentially warm-hearted. Today, when there is a greater need for warm-heartedness, which women have a special capacity for, as scientific … Continue reading

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Your greatest treasures

Simplicity, Patience, Compassion. These are your greatest treasures. — Lao Tzu

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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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Beloved, remember me!

“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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Your greatest treasures…

“Simplicity, Patience, Compassion. These are your greatest treasures.” — Lao Tzu  

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There is no shame and no blame in Buddhism

There is no shame and no blame in Buddhism. Nor is there the concept of forgiveness. Forgiveness implies that there is someone ‘to’ blame and something ‘to’ forgive. We believe that all ‘wrong’ actions stem from ignorance. As all of … Continue reading

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Today is my 5 year anniversary of meeting my teacher

Today is my 5 year anniversary of meeting my teacher: Tashi Nyima… Tashi means ‘Auspicious’ and Nyima means ‘Sun’ – those 2 words says it all… He is the light that guides my path, and a true Teacher. He has more … 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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This seed of compassion…

“This seed of compassion, this sense of openness, softness, and warmth is what we need to connect with now. The more genuine we can be, honest with ourselves and without pretension or guile in relation to others, the more aware … Continue reading

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