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Completed Medicine Buddha sand mandala

I wanted to share with you the completed Medicine Buddha sand mandala – picture taken at the Crow Collection of Asian Art here in Dallas before they brushed all the sand together today – symbolizing the impermanence of all things… … Continue reading

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People have no respect for impermanence

“People have no respect for impermanence. We take no delight in it; in fact, we despair of it. We regard it as pain. We try to resist it by making things that will last — forever, we say — things … Continue reading

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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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