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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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Three things that cannot be hidden

There are three things that cannot be hidden: the Sun, the Moon and the Truth.

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Why do you so earnestly seek the truth in distant places?

“Why do you so earnestly seek the truth in distant places? Look for delusion and truth in the bottom of your own heart.” — Ryokan

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What prevents you from living the way you want to live your life?

“There is only one important point you must keep in your mind and let it be your guide. No matter what people call you, you are just who you are. Keep to this truth. You must ask yourself how is … Continue reading

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Dharma

Dharma means that which holds. Holds ‘what’? Holds reality together. It is not something to hold ‘onto’ but it ‘holds’ just like the ground we walk on. Dharma is truth as it is. Not my truth or your truth. Truth … Continue reading

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Like the bud of a flower…

“Like the bud of a flower, our understanding of truth as something to be studied, blossoms into an understanding of inherent truth.” — Jetsün Khandro Rinpoche

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Don’t wear a label as ‘truth’ of who or what you are…

Don’t wear a label as a ‘truth’ of who or what you are. We are not any of the labels that others ‘give’ us, or that we take on all on our own. We are not a dis-ease, or a … Continue reading

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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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The truth is that things don’t really get solved

“The truth is that things don’t really get solved. They come together and they fall apart. Then they come together again and fall apart again.” — Pema Chodron

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Three things cannot be long hidden

“Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon and the truth.” –Buddha

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