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  • Beyond Facing Ourselves

    April 18, 2013

    If we face ourselves properly, fully, then we find that something exists in us that is basically awake, as opposed to asleep. We find something intrinsically cheerful and fundamentally pride-worthy...


    This post was posted in Ocean of Dharma

  • Contacting Pain

    April 17, 2013

    When you contact the all-worked-up feeling of shenpa [getting hooked on a negative emotion], the basic instruction is the same as in dealing with physical pain. Whether it’s a feeling...


    This post was posted in Pema Chödrön

  • The Other Side of Fear

    April 16, 2013

    Going into your fear is like going through a fog. The key is whether you’re regarding what you experience as simply something real or instead as monumental entrapment, imprisonment. If...


    This post was posted in Ocean of Dharma

  • Intrinsic Freedom is the Path

    April 15, 2013

    Drawing from Longchenpa, Jamgon Kongtrul explains the method of awakening in the Dzog-chen system, calling it the “Liberation as Ever-Perfect,” as the primordial buddha Samantabhadra. . . . . Liberation...


    This post was posted in Dharma

  • Facing Ourselves

    April 11, 2013

    One of the main obstacles to fearlessness is our habitual patterns. Ordinarily, we don’t let ourselves experience ourselves fully. That is to say, we have a fear of facing ourselves...


    This post was posted in Ocean of Dharma

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