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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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The everyday practice…

“The everyday practice is simply to develop a complete acceptance and openness to all situations and emotions, and to all people, experiencing everything totally without mental reservations and blockages, so that one never withdraws or centralizes into oneself.” — Dilgo … Continue reading

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The important thing…

“Basically we are all the same human beings with the same potential to be a good human being or a bad human being…. The important thing is to realize the positive side and try to increase that; realize the negative … Continue reading

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The practice does not make the person…

The practice does not make the person, it’s the person who makes the practice. — Yeshe Tsogyal

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Dogen’s Cookbook

When you prepare food, do not see with ordinary eyes and do not think with ordinary mind. Take up a blade of grass and construct a treasure king’s land; enter into a particle of dust and turn the great dharma … Continue reading

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We should always ask ourselves…

We should always ask ourselves: What is the state of my own mind? — Gyalse Ngulchu Tokme Zangpo

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Avoid harm. Do good. Purify the mind.

Avoid harm. Do good. Purify the mind. — This is the teaching of all the Buddhas.

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The seven signs and symptoms of Natural Perfection

The seven signs and symptoms of Natural Perfection: Healing the sick Nourishing the young Protecting the weak Loving the beautiful Serving the good Honoring the wise                             … Continue reading

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The higher the View…

The higher the View… the more careful the conduct.

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The Middle Way

The Middle Way is a way of life lived within the framework of morality and generosity.

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