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  • The Here and Now of a Good Cup of Coffee

    March 28, 2013

    In our ordinary experience, there is the world and there is you. Recognizing this does not mean that you are going against the Buddha’s teaching of egolessness. There is definitely...

    This post was posted in Ocean of Dharma

  • Throwing Hot Coals Will Burn You

    March 27, 2013

    We act out because, ironically, we think it will bring us some relief. We equate it with happiness. Often there is some relief, for the moment. When you have an...

    This post was posted in Pema Chödrön

  • Well-Being of Body, Speech, and Mind

    March 26, 2013

    There are several analogies for well-being in the scriptures. Well-being of body is like a majestically solid mountain with no mist and no rain. Well-being of speech is like a...

    This post was posted in Ocean of Dharma

  • Do What You Can

    March 25, 2013

    If we unbalance nature, humankind will suffer. Furthermore, we must consider future generations: a clean environment is a human right like any other. It is therefore part of our responsibility...

    This post was posted in Dalai Lama

  • The Utterly Visionary Quality of Love

    March 25, 2013

    Love is very noble, elegant, beautiful, resourceful and utterly visionary. Being utterly visionary has a touch of humor and a lot of fearlessness. It is the foundation of mahayana. You...

    This post was posted in Ocean of Dharma

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