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We all have the seed of natural perfection in us

We all have ‘Buddha Nature’ — the seed of natural perfection in us. The process towards enlightenment is not one of ‘adding’ something that is new or different from what we already are; but one of separating from the wrong views … Continue reading

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Devotion…

Devotion is resting at ease in that most natural state. With nothing to give, nothing to gain, nothing to lose, and no one to praise or blame; no need for this, no need for that; beyond hope and beyond fear … Continue reading

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Mantra recitation

Mantra means ‘that which protects the mind’. All Buddhas are known for particular qualities — such as wisdom, compassion, fearlessness, boundless radiance etc. When we recite a particular mantra, we are not praying to some external being, but to an … Continue reading

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Our natural cycles…

Everything in this world goes through natural cycles. We have daily, monthly and yearly cycles; seasonal cycles; life stage cycles etc. They all come into being (birth) go through imbalance (dis-ease) maturation (aging) and completion (death). Looking at a person’s daily cycle, there … Continue reading

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Natural environments sustains the life of all beings universally

“Natural environments sustains the life of all beings universally. Trees are referred to in accounts of the principal event’s in Buddha’s life. His mother leaned against a tree for support as she gave birth to him. He attained enlightenment seated … Continue reading

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The seven signs and symptoms of Natural Perfection

The seven signs and symptoms of Natural Perfection: Healing the sick Nourishing the young Protecting the weak Loving the beautiful Serving the good Honoring the wise                             … 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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The earth is, to a certain extent, our mother

“The earth is to a certain extent, our mother. She is so kind, because whatever we do, she tolerates it. But now, the time has come when our power to destroy is so extreme that Mother Earth is compelled to … Continue reading

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We have all kinds of natural cycles to be aware of

I have been very impatient with my body lately. It is not cooperating on ‘my’ time table. This has been going on for some time now…If I step aside for a moment and look at this logically, I do see … Continue reading

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