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The best offering you can make…

“Of all the offerings you can make to someone that you revere — such as material offerings, singing songs of praise, or other gifts — the best offering you can make is to live a life according to the principles … Continue reading

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The practice does not make the person…

The practice does not make the person, it’s the person who makes the practice. — Yeshe Tsogyal

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Holding onto anger, resentment and hatred…

Holding on to anger, resentment and hatred, is like holding a burning coal in your hand, wishing for the other person to suffer. Let it go…you are only hurting yourself.

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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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Projections bring about the powerful emotional interaction

“Projections bring about the powerful emotional interaction between external objects and ourselves; people or things we desire. For example, when we are attracted by something, we tend to exaggerate its qualities, seeing it as one hundred percent good or one … Continue reading

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The mind is not the brain

Most people, especially in the west, equate the mind with the brain. The mind is not the brain. The brain is an organ that the mind uses, just like it uses all the other organs of the body. The mind … Continue reading

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