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  • The Present Moment is Our Ally

    April 10, 2013

    We might also ask, Given my present situation, how long should I stay with uncomfortable feelings? This is
    a good question, yet there is no right answer. We simply get accustomed...

    This post was posted in Pema Chödrön

  • What is Fear?

    April 9, 2013

    Fear is nervousness; fear is anxiety; fear is a sense of inadequacy, a feeling that we may not be able to deal with the challenges of everyday life at all...

    This post was posted in Ocean of Dharma

  • Dakini Principle

    April 8, 2013

    The dakini principle must not be oversimplified, as it carries many levels of meaning. On an outer level, accomplished female practitioners were called dakinis. . . . But ultimately, though...

    This post was posted in Dharma

  • Scrutinize Appearances

    April 5, 2013

    No matter what our mind makes appear as an object of one of our six collections of consciousness—sights, sounds, smells, tastes, tactile or bodily sensations, or mental objects or events—we...

    This post was posted in Dalai Lama

  • Weeping and Dancing

    April 4, 2013

    In his last words to me, my guru, Jamgon Kongtrul of Shechen, said, “I am getting old, and I don’t think I can handle the political changes taking place in...

    This post was posted in Ocean of Dharma

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