Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche

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“We sentient beings are all identical in continually moving toward joy and away from pain. Every one of us has the potential to attain lasting happiness and freedom from suffering. I find this universal sensitivity to be very beautiful and moving. But in order for us to realize our potential — to have our intentions… Read more »

Ayya Khema

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“If the whole universe can be found in our own body and mind, this is where we need to make our inquires. We all have the answers within ourselves, we just have not got in touch with them yet. The potential of finding the truth within requires faith in ourselves.” ― Ayya Khema Ayya Khema… Read more »

Tilopa

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Kye ho! Listen with sympathy! With insight into your sorry worldly predicament, realising that nothing can last, that all is as dreamlike illusion, meaningless illusion provoking frustration and boredom, turn around and abandon your mundane pursuits. – Tilopa The Karma Kagyu lineage traces itself back over two hundred years before the first Karmapa, to the… Read more »

Frank Ostaseski on Bearing Witness

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Caregiving from a Buddhist perspective is a recognition that this person’s suffering is also my suffering. When I see that, whether I’m the person in the bed or the person making the bed, I have to confront this precariousness. Buddhist practice can help us enormously in continuing to give our attention to what’s actually appearing,… Read more »