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The essence of the highest teachings…

“The essence of the highest teachings lies within a simple moment of awareness.” — Jetsün Khandro Rinpoche Advertisements

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Ocho — overcoming by going around…

“There is an old Buddhist term, ocho, which means overcoming by going around. In confronting a problem head-on, you may encounter a wall so high and thick you cannot break through it. So you turn to one side and go … Continue reading

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Did I do something today to contribute to another’s happiness?

I heard the most wonderful question the other day which I intend to ask myself each night: “Did I do something today to contribute to another’s happiness?” Simple…yet…so profound… Something to contemplate, and something to give my mind to ‘do’ … Continue reading

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The Buddha’s message was very simple…

I woke up thinking of something that Jetsün Khandro Rinpoche said in a lecture I have been listening to. She said something to the effect of:  “The Buddha’s message was very simple, yet we have made it so very complicated … Continue reading

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If one’s life is simple…

“If one’s life is simple, contentment has to come. Simplicity is extremely important for happiness. Having few desires, feeling satisfied with what you have, is very vital: satisfaction with just enough food, clothing, and shelter to protect yourself from the … Continue reading

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