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When we talk about gaining the perfect wisdom of a Buddha…

When we talk about gaining the perfect wisdom of a Buddha, we should not think that we need to create qualities in ourselves that are not there already, and acquire them from somewhere outside of us. Rather, we should see … Continue reading

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Unfortunately, love and compassion have been omitted…

“Unfortunately, love and compassion have been omitted from too many spheres of social interaction for too long. Usually confined to family and home, their practice in public life is considered impractical, even naive. This is tragic.” — Insights from the … 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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From caring comes courage

“From caring comes courage.” — Lao Tzu

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As the day ends…reflect on three questions

As the day ends…reflect on three questions in regards to any relationship you want to explore: 1. What have I received from…? 2. What have I given to…? 3. What troubles and difficulties have I caused…? — “Naikan: Gratitude, Grace, … Continue reading

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