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Ignorance is the fundamental cause

“Ignorance is the fundamental cause of the painful round and round of cyclic existence.” — Insight from the Dalai Lama Advertisements

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Ego

Ego can easily manipulate a brilliant moment of remaining calmly united with your basic fundamental nature into either self-absorption or self-indulgence. As meditators, you must keep reminding yourselves of that. — Jetsün Khandro Rinpoche

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It’s not impermanence per se

“It’s not impermanence per se, or even knowing that we’re going to die, that is the cause of our suffering, the Buddha taught. Rather, it’s our resistance to the fundamental uncertainty of our situation. Our discomfort arises from all of our … Continue reading

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