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Our lives flow from our beliefs, and our beliefs are conditioned by our actions

“Our lives flow from our beliefs, and our beliefs are conditioned by our actions. As we act, so we build our character and so we become. By consciously making our meals celebrations of peace, compassion, and freedom, we can sow … Continue reading

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Not looking for alternatives…

We don’t experience this world fully until we are willing to give everything away. Samaya means not holding anything back, not preparing our escape route, not looking for alternatives, not thinking that there is ample time to do things later… … Continue reading

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The greatest gift

“If you want to awaken all of humanity, then awaken all of yourself. If you want to eliminate the suffering in the world, then eliminate all that is dark and negative in yourself. Truly, the greatest gift you have to … Continue reading

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This life…

“Untouched, undisturbed, This life is perfect just as it is, But still I try to change the world.” — Jetsün Khandro Rinpoche

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The only paradise…

The only paradise in this world, is a peaceful mind. When we see clearly, we will know what to adopt and what to discard… Love & light!

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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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This world exists as a sheen of dew on flowers

“Nothing in the world is usual today. This is the first morning. Come quickly – as soon as these blossoms open, they fall. This world exists as a sheen of dew on flowers.” –Izumi Shikibu

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Shantideva

“All the joy the world contains Has come through wishing happiness for others All the misery the world contains Has come from wanting pleasure for oneself. Is there need for lengthy explanation? Childish beings look out for themselves While buddhas … Continue reading

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Nagarjuna’s Chatuskoti

I was contemplating, while doing my yoga this morning — turning this way and that; looking at my room in all directions, right side up, and upside down — that everything we perceive is dependent on our very own perspective. … Continue reading

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The Four Noble Truths

The Four Noble Truths state: 1. There is suffering (discontent) in this world. 2. There is a cause for this suffering. 3. There is an end to this suffering. 4. There is a path to the cessation of suffering.

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