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May I be able…

“May I be able to conform to whatever the present moment requires” — Shantideva Advertisements

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The essence of the highest teachings…

“The essence of the highest teachings lies within a simple moment of awareness.” — Jetsün Khandro Rinpoche

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Within that wider angle…

“The moment you think only of yourself, the focus of your whole mind narrows, and because of this narrow focus uncomfortable things can appear huge and bring you fear, discomfort, and a sense of feeling overwhelmed by misery. The moment … Continue reading

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The Examined Life

“Life is profound if you’re awake to see it. It’s one thing to draw from culture, it’s another thing to be drawn so deeply into the culture that your true nature disappears. Wisdom is not merely something to be gained … Continue reading

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Shifting focus…

“The moment you think only of yourself, the focus of your whole mind narrows, and because of this narrow focus uncomfortable things can appear huge and bring you fear, discomfort, and a sense of feeling overwhelmed by misery. The moment … Continue reading

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Ego

Ego can easily manipulate a brilliant moment of remaining calmly united with your basic fundamental nature into either self-absorption or self-indulgence. As meditators, you must keep reminding yourselves of that. — Jetsün Khandro Rinpoche

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