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At some point…

“At some point, we make the discovery that, ultimately mind transcends death. Who we are and where we are is mind. Mind endures because it is unborn and unceasing; it endures because it transcends our concept of time and space; … Continue reading

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Our task must be

“Our task must be to free ourselves by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.” –Albert Einstein

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Vajrayana

Vajrayana is about training the mind to be aware of the true nature so that everything that is false completely collapses to reveal what the true nature is. Where the true nature is understood, the ability to be without the … 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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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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The training of the mind is an art

The training of the mind is an art. If this can be considered as art, one’s life is art. I am not interested in the physical aspect of art. I simply meditate and train my mind. And as far as … Continue reading

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True enlightenment

True enlightenment is nothing but the nature of one’s own self being fully realized. — Insights from the Dalai Lama

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OBEY the nature of things…

“OBEY the nature of things and you will walk freely and undisturbed.” –Verses of the Faith Mind, Chien-Chih Seng-Ts’an

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Empty nature of your thoughts

“The more you attempt to reject external phenomena, the more they will spring back to you. Hence, therefore, the importance of recognizing the empty nature of your thoughts and simply allowing them to dissolve.” –Kyabje Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche

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Suffering is the nature of the human experience

“Suffering is the nature of the human experience. There is no material solution for this problem, but there is a spiritual solution. The solution is not extinction. Nirvana means the extinction of suffering, not the extinction of being. In the Third Turning of … Continue reading

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