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FIRST, WE DO NO HARM TO OUR SELF

First, We Do No Harm To Our Self Doing no harm is protection. Being fully aware of one’s reactions to others is being free in the moment of seeing. No harm is done. There is no retaliation. No karma is … Continue reading

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WE ARE ALL BUDDHAS IN THE MUD

We Are All Buddhas In The Mud Although our true nature is awake and pure, it is obscured by defilements and attitudes. And so, we forget our true nature, putting more value on the defilements and attitudes. We are like … Continue reading

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CLEANING THE BUDDHA IN THE MUD

Cleaning The Buddha In The Mud Each one of us has a perfect Buddha nature. However, each one of us in the six realms is stained by negative thoughts, afflicting emotions and bad deeds. These stains are like ‘mud’ clinging … Continue reading

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MIND CONTROL – INFLICTING FEAR AND INFLICTING PLEASURE

Mind Control – Inflicting Fear and Inflicting Pleasure It’s interesting that two books from the past – George Orwell’s “1984” and Aldous Huxley’s “Brave New World” warn us of mind control through inflicting fear and inflicting pleasure.* Funnily enough, someone … Continue reading

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PRECIOUS HUMAN BIRTH

Precious human birth. There are an incalculable number of sentient beings on this planet. Anything that moves and makes a decision is sentient..having a mind. Therefore has Buddha nature! Some of these beings are human. Most humans spend their lives … Continue reading

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PURE!…PURE?…PURE!

Pure?…Pure!…Pure? The word pure can easily be misunderstood: it seems to have connotations of something unattainable and scary…“Nobody’s that pure!”  Every thing has contaminants, especially our minds. When talking about ‘pure awareness’ – about this being our true nature – … Continue reading

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WITH PRACTICE, OUR PERCEPTION CHANGES

With practice, our perception changes The words we use may be the same, but the understanding of those words refines through experience. Basically, the experience is beyond words. The changes may be subtle and may not seem significant to others, … Continue reading

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WITH CLARITY COMES RESPONSIBILITY

With clarity comes responsibility With meditation comes clarity.With clarity comes responsibility.Through meditation, we are now able to focus,feel confident and have less doubt, and areless given to acting out our emotions. Here comes the challenging dilemma:we recognise that others do … Continue reading

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KNOWING NOT KNOWING

Knowing not knowing.  We are pure embodied beingsof luminous consciousnessimprisoned in a karmic creationofour own ignorance.  There are two forces in this relative universe: good – knowing and evil – not knowing. In absolute terms, there is neither, as absolute … Continue reading

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THE SECRET LIFE OF EMOTIONS IS OUR BUDDHA NATURE

The secret life of emotions is our Buddha nature. (catch ’em if you can!)   Emotions are re-actions, revealing our Buddha nature. Emotions – if acted out – become negative. In their first instance, they are pure awareness. Buddha nature. … Continue reading

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