Making things better in the future ~ HH Penor Rinpoche

How to solve these problems The present world is modernized and it is very easy for countries to communicate with each other. This has good-and-bad results. Everyone tells their own history and tries to explain events their way, according to internal political or religious pressures. At the same time, many religions exist in this world,…

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No trace left behind ~ Kyabje Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche

“When we gain confidence in the view of the intrinsic nature without distraction or confusion, the arising of a deluded thought is like a thief entering an empty house. The house has nothing to lose, and the thief has nothing to gain. Whether the thief comes into the house or not, there is neither benefit…

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Where Does the World Come From? ~ Shakyamuni Buddha

“The variety of worlds arise from karma. It is volition and that which is produced through volition. Volition is mental action: it gives rise to two actions, bodily and vocal action. It is deeds that cause the multitude of worlds. They are movement of the mind and what it brings. Mental movement is a deed…

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Sacred Action ~ Chogyam Trungpa

We should regard everything that we do as very important – not a big deal, but very important. [Developing mindfulness awareness of the laws governing our inner being]. Whatever we do is a sacred action. Sacred action is not necessarily something magical or god-ridden. It is the possibility that whatever we do could be shamatha-vipashyana-ridden,…

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After death ~ Jigme Phuntsok Rinpoche

When facing death, kings and beggars are treated in the same manner. After death, every sentient being will be thrown around in samsara by their positive and negative karma. Therefore, it is very unwise to commit a negative action, while thinking solely about benefiting this present life. ~ Jigme Phuntsok Rinpoche (Posted by Chamtrul Rinpoche,…

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Only in Awareness

Perhaps you do not trust this, but you are perfect as you are, you will not fall apart if you let it all go, the opposite is true and here is exactly what you’ll find: There is only being when you stop becoming, and here is what that means in everyday language: You will lose…

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Where does the remedy really need to come from? ~ Kalu Rinpoche

[It is in the mind, that practices compassion, (cultivating a kind, warm heart/ mind)]. Q: Do you have any advice about how to move with compassionate action? Even when I have a strong feeling of compassion, I still sometimes don’t know what to do with it? A: You don’t need to ‘project’ compassion “in action”….

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