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Monthly Archives: April 2013

  • Passionlessness

    April 30, 2013

    Passionlessness is what enables you to practice the dharma and to quiet your body, speech, and mind. It is related to the development of fearlessness and egolessness. The idea of...

    This post was posted in Ocean of Dharma

  • Bliss of Awareness

    April 29, 2013

    When we meditate I encourage all of us to have the attitude that we are meditating to dissolve the self. That’s why we meditate. Hold this perspective in your awareness...

    This post was posted in Dharma

  • The Sacredness of Meditation

    April 25, 2013

    When a person sits and meditates, it is a special situation, a sacred act. In meditation, even the most impure, crude, or confused thoughts are regarded as sacred. You may...

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  • The Empty Boat

    April 24, 2013

    There’s a Zen story in which a man is enjoying himself on a river at dusk. He sees another boat coming down the river toward him. At first it seems...

    This post was posted in Pema Chödrön

  • The Transmission to Overcome Anxiety

    April 23, 2013

    The Buddha’s teachings have been handed down from generation to generation, so that right now, right here, we have that information and experience. We can practice the path of meditation...

    This post was posted in Ocean of Dharma

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