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Rejoicing in the Happiness of Others

Mudita, or sympathetic joy, has always been the hardest of the brahma viharas for me to understand let alone practice. However, as a result of the practices outlined in the book a Truthful Heart, I have found a way in. 146 more words

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Buddha Vacana ~ Vacation Dhamma

104. There are these six dangers associated with idleness. Thinking: “It’s too cold,” one does not work. Thinking: “It’s too hot,” one does not work. Thinking: “It’s too early,” one does not work. 70 more words

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A Truthful Heart

I have been reading a book by Jeffrey Hopkins which focuses on the heart practices of the Gelug school of Tibetan Buddhism and have been thoroughly impressed with the presentation and effectiveness of them. 36 more words

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...for a beautiful retreat

It was challenging and pushed my boundaries and was an absolutely phenomenal experience. I am so honored I got to sit with such amazing teachers and practitioners – this was a really special and important time in my practice.

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Patience and Compassion

101. One’s patience should be strengthened by thinking: “Those who have no patience are afflicted in this world and do actions that lead to affliction in the next life.” 128 more words

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Patience and Compassion

101. One’s patience should be strengthened by thinking: “Those who have no patience are afflicted in this world and do actions that lead to affliction in the next life.” 128 more words

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Buddha Vacana ~ An Ill-Directed Mind

100. Whatever harm an enemy can do to an enemy,
Or a hater to a hater,
An ill-directed mind
Causes oneself even greater harm.

No mother or father… 128 more words

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