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Grateful to have found a true Teacher

Grateful to have found a true Teacher A Teacher who is a kalyanamitra — a ‘friend on the path’ Just like the various Buddhas, thankas and statues are a representation of my own enlightened qualities of various kinds – be … Continue reading

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Today is my 5 year anniversary of meeting my teacher

Today is my 5 year anniversary of meeting my teacher: Tashi Nyima… Tashi means ‘Auspicious’ and Nyima means ‘Sun’ – those 2 words says it all… He is the light that guides my path, and a true Teacher. He has more … Continue reading

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The Buddha is someone on whom we can rely when our own reason fails

“The Buddha’s loving kindness is unconditional and universal. His sole mission is to help sentient beings in whatever way is useful. In addition to his universal compassion, the Buddha is endowed with the wisdom directly apprehending emptiness. These attributes of … Continue reading

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The importance of lineage

I find it curious how teachers all over the world are telling us we don’t need a guru. That there is no need for this ‘dated’ belief system. They say that all you need to do is to listen to … Continue reading

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So many blessings…

So many blessings, I don’t know where to start this morning… I received these beautiful roses and peonies from my sons last night — now placed on my altar as an offering to all the Buddhas and Bodhisattvas. As I … Continue reading

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Gratitude

I woke up this morning to inspiration, which led me to deep gratitude. Gratitude for having connected with so many amazing people in this life; persons willing to share their gifts and their strong convictions with us all. As human … Continue reading

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