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Samaya Tara

I have had a love/hate relationship with one of the deities in our lineage:  Samaya Tara. She is considered a ‘Protector’ and in our lineage she is said to protect our practice. Tara is also the deity whose mantra you recite for … Continue reading

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Find the path that has heart

“When you start to want to live your life fully instead of opting for death, you discover that life itself is inconvenient. Wholeheartedness is a precious gift, but no one can actually give it to you. You have to find … Continue reading

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At some point…

“At some point, we make the discovery that, ultimately mind transcends death. Who we are and where we are is mind. Mind endures because it is unborn and unceasing; it endures because it transcends our concept of time and space; … Continue reading

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Buddha Nature

All sentient beings desire unblemished purity, indisputable identity, uninterrupted bliss, and enduring existence. However, the experience of all beings in this phenomenal world is precisely the opposite: corruption, deception, suffering, and death. If our experience does not support such aspirations, … Continue reading

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Our natural cycles…

Everything in this world goes through natural cycles. We have daily, monthly and yearly cycles; seasonal cycles; life stage cycles etc. They all come into being (birth) go through imbalance (dis-ease) maturation (aging) and completion (death). Looking at a person’s daily cycle, there … Continue reading

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