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Shantideva

“All the joy the world contains Has come through wishing happiness for others All the misery the world contains Has come from wanting pleasure for oneself. Is there need for lengthy explanation? Childish beings look out for themselves While buddhas … Continue reading

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There is a definite commensurate relationship between cause and effect

One of the characteristics of karmic theory is that there is a definite commensurate relationship between cause and effect. There is no way that negative actions or unwholesome deeds can result in joy and happiness. Joy and happiness, by definition, … Continue reading

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We are very good at preparing to live, but not very good at living

“We can smile, breathe, walk, and eat in a way that allows us to be in touch with the abundance of happiness that is available. We are very good at preparing to live, but not very good at living. We … Continue reading

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