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The point of training in higher knowledge

The point of training in higher knowledge is not to become a container of facts or a believer in any particular philosophical system. The whole point is to clearly see what is truth and what is illusion in how we … Continue reading

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Don’t wear a label as ‘truth’ of who or what you are…

Don’t wear a label as a ‘truth’ of who or what you are. We are not any of the labels that others ‘give’ us, or that we take on all on our own. We are not a dis-ease, or a … Continue reading

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When the sun shines…

“When the sun shines, it shines without any discrimination; it shines on every point of the country, every nook and corner. We should be like that.” — Insights from the Dalai Lama

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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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The self is always causing us pain

“It is important to see, in the end, the root of all our suffering, all our pain, all our confusion is our own self-clinging, our sense of self-importance. That self is always causing us pain. There is no other root … Continue reading

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