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The point of training in higher knowledge

The point of training in higher knowledge is not to become a container of facts or a believer in any particular philosophical system. The whole point is to clearly see what is truth and what is illusion in how we … Continue reading

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Training the mind

The mind we use during the day is no different from the mind we use at night when we sleep. The mind never ‘stops’…We have all the same sensations even while sleeping and dreaming – we hear, we touch, we see, … Continue reading

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Vajrayana

Vajrayana is about training the mind to be aware of the true nature so that everything that is false completely collapses to reveal what the true nature is. Where the true nature is understood, the ability to be without the … Continue reading

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The past is gone…leave it behind!

The only thing we are doing by going ‘back’ and processing old experiences is tripping ourselves up. We are actually ‘re-creating’ a past experience in the now. What happened is past and over and here we are looking at it … Continue reading

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The training of the mind is an art

The training of the mind is an art. If this can be considered as art, one’s life is art. I am not interested in the physical aspect of art. I simply meditate and train my mind. And as far as … Continue reading

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The mind

“The mind has no color, no shape, no weight, no inside, no outside, no origin, and no cessation–bless me to examine this unborn awareness.” — excerpt from a Jonang Mind Training Prayer

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By hearing the Dharma, we begin the process of remembering our True Nature

We all have Buddha Nature, which is the reason we can become enlightened, the reason we are capable of ‘waking up’. We have a mantra that says: “om, All is Pure as it is. I am Pure as I am”. Ultimately … Continue reading

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