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  • 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...

    This post was posted in Ocean of Dharma

  • 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

  • The Epic of Gesar

    April 22, 2013

    Through aspiration prayers and arousing bodhicitta, for the noble families the time had come to tame the māras and cannibal demons of Tibet, and resounding as self-arising formless sound from...

    This post was posted in Dharma

  • Human Dignity

    April 19, 2013

    If we realize, “I am a human being. A human being can do anything,” this determination, courage, and self-confidence are important sources of victory and success. Without will power and...

    This post was posted in Dalai Lama

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