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The self-cherishing attitude makes us very uptight

“The self-cherishing attitude makes us very uptight; we think we are extremely important, and our basic desire is for ourselves to be happy and for things to go well for us. Yet we don’t know how to bring this about. … Continue reading

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Love

“Love”, in the Dharma, means the desire that others be happy. It takes ‘me’ out of the equation and does not ask for something in return… Love & Light!

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Lama is a Tibetan word for teacher, and translates as ‘Great Mother’

Today I want to honor my amazing mother, who has always shown more patience, love and compassion to me, and to all she has come in contact with. She is open to new ways and persons and can still get around and … Continue reading

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I wish you all a healthy and happy 2014

I wish you all a healthy and happy 2014! Take advantage of this last day or 2013 to let go of stuff no longer serving you; and set some good intentions for the New Year. Love & Light… Big hug … Continue reading

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As human beings…

“As human beings we all want to be happy and free from misery…we have learned that the key to happiness is inner peace. The greatest obstacles to inner peace are disturbing emotions such as anger and attachment, fear and suspicion, … Continue reading

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If you want others to be happy, practice compassion

“If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.” — Insights from the Dalai Lama

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Rest like a great tree in the midst

“Praise and blame, gain and loss, pleasure and sorrow, come and go like the wind. To be happy, rest like a great tree in the midst of them all.” — Buddha

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

Today is Valentine’s Day here in the U.S. I find that giving and seeing others happy makes me the happiest… What can you do to share your love, your desire that others be happy today…? Here are some lovely flowers … Continue reading

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Suffering is the nature of the human experience

“Suffering is the nature of the human experience. There is no material solution for this problem, but there is a spiritual solution. The solution is not extinction. Nirvana means the extinction of suffering, not the extinction of being. In the Third Turning of … Continue reading

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