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Monthly Archives: March 2012

  • The Teacher Tells Us the Truth

    March 29, 2012

    The elder tells us the facts and figures. He or she tells us that the world is not made out of honeycombs and oceans of maple syrup. The elder tells...


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  • The Teacher as Elder and Babysitter

    March 27, 2012

    In the beginning, relating to the teacher as acharya—as master, teacher, elder, parent-figure, and occasionally babysitter—is necessary. That person’s primary goal is not to teach us what’s good and what’s...


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  • Everybody is the Guest

    March 22, 2012

    In inviting sentient beings as guests, the bodhisattva, the practitioner in the Mahayana, has a constant sense of the impermanence of the relationship—the guest is going to leave. So we...


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  • Inviting All Sentient Beings as Guests

    March 20, 2012

    In bodhisattva language, the definition of friend is the idea of a guest. There is a phrase, “inviting all sentient beings as your guests.” When we invite a guest, we...


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  • Celebrating Chögyam Trungpa, 25 years later

    March 19, 2012

    The 25th Anniversary of the parinirvana (death) of Chögyam Trungpa is April 4, 2012. Chögyam Trungpa met the founder of Shambhala Publications, Samuel Bercholz, in 1970, when Trungpa Rinpoche first...


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