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EMPATHETIC ENTITIES

Empathetic Entities  Entity: from late Latin ens, ent- ‘being’ – (intelligent)Being: essence of a person.Essence of person: pure consciousness. Words may stir consciousness, but it is the spacious acknowledgement behind the words that illumines consciousness. There are qualities within a person that express truth without words. … Continue reading

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MAKE DO AND MEND = DHARMA

Make Do And Mend = Dharma We accept (make do) whatever karma brings our way. We heal (mend) that karma by not clinging to it. This view is the enlightened attitude, and the very happiness we seek. Make do and … Continue reading

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WHY ACT WITH VIRTUE?

Why Act With Virtue? The Buddha said, “Do good. Do no harm. Tame the mind.” What is ‘doing good’? What is ‘virtue’? It is a sympathetic understanding of cause and effect. A simple sentence can have a whole load of … Continue reading

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A SYMPATHETIC UNDERSTANDING

A Sympathetic Understanding  When we have a sympathetic understandingof causes and effects (karma),we becomethe lord of compassion.  Since beginningless timebeings have endured unbearable sufferingdue to mis-understanding.  When we have a sympathetic understandingof causes and effects (karma),we evolve,never to return to … Continue reading

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