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Lojong Point One: Train In The Preliminaries

POINT ONE: Train in the Preliminaries

1)Resolve to Begin

This involves everything that has led us to the path of the Bodhisattva. It’s hard to view our past as part of the path, especially when our past may have been particularly difficult. 404 more words

Bodhisattva

Invocation of Celestial Bodhisattva

Avalokiteshvara

We invoke your name, Avalokiteshvara. We aspire to learn your way of listening in order to help relieve the suffering in the world. You know how to listen in order to understand. 623 more words

Dhamma

The 37 Practices of the Bodhisattva

The 37 Practices of the Bodhisattva | Great Middle Way.

July 12, 2013

by Tashi Nyima

July 12, 2013

A.1: Though he sees that in all phenomena there is no coming and going, He strives solely for the sake of beings. 1,577 more words

Zen

What is Lojong?

Lojong is a set of techiniques for training the mind. These techniques are designed to open our hearts and awaken our minds. There are fifty nine slogans and they offer us a lot of help in transcending our egotism and putting down the baggage we are carrying. 467 more words

Bodhisattva

Walking Buddhas

When we speak of Enlightenment, we often think of the Buddha sitting peacefully under the Bodhi Tree. This Buddha is ubiquitous; found in temples, religious murals, on home altars, and even in pop art. 294 more words

Compassion

melhpine reblogged this on Melting-Pot Dharma and commented:

My friend Peace Paul's words here are beautiful, true, and totally appropriate for today's world.

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When you are in touch with the suffering in the world, it is so easy for despair to overwhelm you. …Throughout the war in Vietnam young people easily became the victims of despair because the war went on for so long and it seemed it would never end. 181 more words

Photography

Da Lat - Part 2

Crazy House

One of my favourite places of my visit to Da Lat was the Crazy House, Hằng Nga guesthouse, built by Vietnamese architect Đặng Việt Nga. 1,406 more words

Expat