Tag Archives: Life

Not looking for alternatives…

We don’t experience this world fully until we are willing to give everything away. Samaya means not holding anything back, not preparing our escape route, not looking for alternatives, not thinking that there is ample time to do things later… … Continue reading

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The best offering you can make…

“Of all the offerings you can make to someone that you revere — such as material offerings, singing songs of praise, or other gifts — the best offering you can make is to live a life according to the principles … Continue reading

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Find the path that has heart

“When you start to want to live your life fully instead of opting for death, you discover that life itself is inconvenient. Wholeheartedness is a precious gift, but no one can actually give it to you. You have to find … Continue reading

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Taking refuge…

“Taking refuge is not a passive act of placing ourselves in the hands of a higher power that will do everything for us, as the English word “refuge” might imply. It is an active process of putting a safe, reliable, … Continue reading

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Life…

“As a river rushes to the sea, As the sun and moon glide across the mountains of the west, As days and nights, hours and moments flee, Life flows away, inexorably.” –Padmasambhava

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The Thread of Stability

The Thread of Stability “A string of beads has a thread running through all the beads, keeping them together. What we need is a thread too–of sanity and stability, because when you have a thread, even though each bead is … Continue reading

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This life…

“Untouched, undisturbed, This life is perfect just as it is, But still I try to change the world.” — Jetsün Khandro Rinpoche

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Simplicity is voluntary…

“Simplicity is voluntary… Consider living more slowly, more deliberately, more mindfully, in all areas. Slow the movements of body, speech, and mind; eliminate superfluous movement; glide and soar through life, like birds that take advantage of wind currents, barely flapping … Continue reading

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Of all the offerings you can make

“Of all the offerings you can make to someone that you revere — such as material offerings, singing songs of praise, or other gifts — the best offering you can make is to live a life according to the principles … Continue reading

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Body and mind

“For the health of our body, we should keep it moving. In taking care of our mind, we should keep it at peace. Exercise and peace of mind are the key to living a fulfilling life.” — Ven Master Chin … Continue reading

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