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Taking refuge…

“Taking refuge is not a passive act of placing ourselves in the hands of a higher power that will do everything for us, as the English word “refuge” might imply. It is an active process of putting a safe, reliable, … Continue reading

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May I…

May I become at all times, both now and forever: A protector for those without protection A guide for those who have lost their way A ship for those with oceans to cross A bridge for those with rivers to … Continue reading

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Seven Branch Prayer

I take refuge in the Buddha, the Dharma, and the Sangha, and generate Great Purpose for the benefit of all. I confess my transgressions and abandoned commitments, and rejoice in the virtue of holy and ordinary beings. I beseech the Buddhas to remain and turn … Continue reading

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The refuge of radiant awareness is…

“The refuge of radiant awareness is…Closer than we can imagine. More profound than we can imagine. Easier than we can imagine. More wondrous than we can imagine.” — Jamgon Kongtrul the First

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