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Leaving our ‘native’ land…

Last night Tashi Nyima continued his lectures on the 37 Practices of the Bodhisattva… He spoke about the importance of leaving home, or our ‘native land’ — which does not necessarily mean you have to go anywhere — but sometimes … 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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We should treat the people closest to us…

We should treat the people closest to us with as much kindness and compassion as we would a stranger… So often we show our worst side to our friends and family — we discount our behavior by saying “well, she/he … Continue reading

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The point is…

“The point is that we are not all trying to become Tibetans or Japanese. What we are trying to do it become better people. So without any of the Buddhist jargon, if you are becoming a kinder, more thoughtful, more … Continue reading

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