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Nagarjuna’s Chatuskoti

I was contemplating, while doing my yoga this morning — turning this way and that; looking at my room in all directions, right side up, and upside down — that everything we perceive is dependent on our very own perspective. … Continue reading

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If one’s life is simple…

“If one’s life is simple, contentment has to come. Simplicity is extremely important for happiness. Having few desires, feeling satisfied with what you have, is very vital: satisfaction with just enough food, clothing, and shelter to protect yourself from the … Continue reading

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I have a feeling like I need to make another move

I have been feeling like I need to make another move in some direction for some time now. My now one-bedroom apartment, feels big and I still feel like I have too much stuff — like it is time to … Continue reading

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There is no need to ’empty’ the mind, as it is already empty

There is no need to ’empty’ the mind, as it is already empty. The mind is empty and luminous. It is because the mind is empty and luminous — that a thought, feeling, sound, touch or taste can ‘appear’ and … Continue reading

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Only in an open, nonjudgemental space…

“Only in an open, nonjudgemental space can we acknowledge what we are feeling. Only in an open space where we’re not all caught up in our own version of reality can we see and hear and feel who others really … Continue reading

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As a result of your continuous meditation

“As a result of your continuous meditation and contemplation, your feeling of compassion toward other sentient beings will become as intense as the love of a mother toward her only child when she sees him or her suffering from an … Continue reading

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We have genuine friendship when…

We have a genuine friendship when it is based on true human feeling, a feeling of closeness in which there is a sense of sharing and connectedness. I would call this type of friendship genuine because it is not affected … Continue reading

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