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Nothing to do…

I have read and contemplated this ‘song’ by Milarepa many times — it is such a good reminder: …nothing to do, Other than cease fixating on self. It is funny how we can read or listen to something over and … Continue reading

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Beginning…middle…end

“At the beginning nothing comes, in the middle nothing stays, in the end nothing goes.*” — Milarepa *Milarepa is saying here that at the beginning of spiritual practice, nothing seems to change in our way of being. Then after some … Continue reading

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Nothing to do, Other than…

I have read and contemplated this ‘song’ by Milarepa many times, but something stood out so clearly when my teacher reminded me of it the other night: …nothing to do, Other than cease fixating on self. It is funny how … Continue reading

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Song of the Six Perfections

For generosity, nothing to do, Other than cease fixating on self. For morality, nothing to do, Other than cease being dishonest. For patience, nothing to do, Other than not fear what is ultimately true. For effort, nothing to do, Other … Continue reading

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