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Karma

The Sanskrit word karma simply means “action”. So when we talk about our karma, we are referring to all our intentional acts of body, speech, and mind, and when we talk about the fruits of our karma, we are talking about the … Continue reading

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Simplicity is voluntary…

“Simplicity is voluntary… Consider living more slowly, more deliberately, more mindfully, in all areas. Slow the movements of body, speech, and mind; eliminate superfluous movement; glide and soar through life, like birds that take advantage of wind currents, barely flapping … 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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‘Health’ care is ‘Self’ care

From the perspective of Ayurveda ‘health’ care is ‘self’ care. If we don’t take responsibility for all our actions of body, speech/energy/breath, and mind, who will? Love & Light!

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How to achieve true freedom

“Most of us tend to think about freedom as being able to say and do what we want. We think of freedom as depending on external circumstances. If we can’t do what we want, we think, this is largely due … Continue reading

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Bless me to keep these three inseparable!

Body, speech, and mind centered and aligned; study, contemplation, meditation; right thought, right speech, right conduct–Bless me to keep these three inseparable!” — except from a Jonang Mind Training Prayer

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The study of religion

“The study of religion is not like learning about history. It must be mixed with your continuum; your mind should be suffused with it. A sutra says that the practices are like a mirror; your actions of body, speech and … Continue reading

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When we understand karma

When we understand karma (cause and effect) and that what is happening in our lives is the result of actions we ourselves have taken over innumerable lifetimes, how can we ‘but’ take full responsibility for our lives, and stay mindful … Continue reading

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We live in an orderly Universe

We live in an orderly Universe…The sun comes up in the east and sets in the west. The law of gravity has things falling down, not flying up…All our actions -or non-actions- have specific consequences…Once we understand the law of … Continue reading

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