Consider this…

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If, by trying to understand the truth, you dispel the misunderstandings of some people and thereby some philosophies are damaged – that cannot be taken as criticizing the views of others. Master Chandrakirti

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

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

Bring Yourself Back

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Carelessness in your meditation practice is connected with both wildness and drowsiness. The antidote for carelessness is bringing yourself back into mindfulness. Whenever you feel bored in your practice or in the post-meditation practice, you rouse a quality of cheerfulness … Read More

Rest in natural great peace

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Rest in natural great peace This exhausted mind Beaten helpless by karma and neurotic thought, Like the relentless fury of the pounding waves In the infinite ocean of samsara. Rest in natural great peace.             … Read More