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  • When Ego Breaks Down

    June 13, 2013

    Ignorance is the binding factor in the development of ego, but it also has a subtle relationship with the basic intelligence of buddha nature. Ignorance is not solid but is...


    This post was posted in Ocean of Dharma

  • Communication Without Agenda

    June 12, 2013

    If we really want to communicate, we have to give up knowing what to do. When we come in with our agendas, they only block us from seeing the person...


    This post was posted in Pema Chödrön

  • Saints, Scholars, and Provocateurs

    June 11, 2013

    On April 30, 2013, Judy Lief (Buddhist teacher and editor of The Profound Treasury of the Ocean of Dharma), Carolyn Gimian (editor of many works by Chögyam Trungpa), David Rome...


    This post was posted in Uncategorized

  • Accepting Ourselves

    June 11, 2013

    We are very critical of ourselves, to the point where we are even our own enemies. Meditation is a way of making up that quarrel, of accepting ourselves, making friends...


    This post was posted in Ocean of Dharma

  • A Clear Map

    June 10, 2013

    We need a clear mind-training map to keep us from missing the correct path. If we want to go to New York we need to know the roads and directions...


    This post was posted in Dharma

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