Thought for the day

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We are all in the same cart, going to execution; How can I hate anyone or wish anyone harm? Written by Sir Thomas More, just before his beheading

Bringing the Mind Home

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Isn’t it extraordinary that our minds cannot stay still for longer than a few moments without grasping after distraction? They are so restless and preoccupied that sometimes I think that living in a city in the modern world, we are … Read More

Mantra of Wisdom

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The mantra of Manjushri is often repeated before debating to help develop a virtuous motivation and wisdom. om a ra pa ca na dhi (this is an IAST transliteration, see below for a pronunciation version) There are many ways to recite mantras. … Read More

Thought for the day

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When you are strong and healthy, You never think of sickness coming, But it descends with sudden force Like a stroke of lightning. When involved in worldly things, You never think of death’s approach; Quick it comes like thunder Crashing … Read More

Two Paths

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There is the path of wisdom And the path of ignorance. They are far apart and lead to different ends. . . .   Abiding in the midst of ignorance, Thinking themselves wise and learned, Fools go aimlessly hither and thither Like the blind … Read More

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