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DON’T BLAME THE MEDITATION

Don’t Blame The Meditation We may think that we do not have emotions, or that we do not get angry. Then we start meditating, and suddenly realise that we do. Don’t blame the meditation for being aware. 😀

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WHAT IS BUDDHISM?

What is Buddhism? We are bound by our emotions, which protect a ‘me’ – an illusory self image. Buddhism is the path leading to insight into the true nature of reality of self and all phenomena. Through personal experience, our … Continue reading

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THE SECRET OF TIBETAN BUDDHISM IS…

The Secret of Tibetan Buddhism is… that the three wisdoms are the three poisons. The three wisdoms are Empty essence, cognisant nature and unconfined compassion. The three poisons are ignorance,* desire and aversion. Our absolute being is wisdom. Our relative … Continue reading

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THE CAUSE OF SUFFERING

The cause of suffering In general, we are controlled by our emotions. The emotions arise because of ideas we hold about our projected self. These ideas are re-enforced by the environment in which we live, which is due to our … Continue reading

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LIFE IS A MIXED BLESSING

Life is a mixed blessing.  We always have the choice ofsuffering or wisdom.  Suffering is the result of our…emotions.Wisdom is the result of our…emotions.  Before we can understandthe true nature of emotions– wisdom –we must understandthe true nature of ourselves– … Continue reading

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EMOTIONS ARE UNRECOGNISED EXPRESSIONS OF ESSENCE

Emotions are unrecognised expressions of essence.  Essence has three qualities Emptiness, Cognisance and Unlimited Compassion. From this five other qualities manifest as mirror-like wisdom, all-accomplishing wisdom, discerning wisdom, wisdom of equality, and all-encompassing space.  These five qualities are known as … Continue reading

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THE OTHER REASON WHY WE ARE HERE

The other reason why we are here. As sentient beings, in addition to realising our true nature, we have to transcend certain fears or obstacles in our attitude. This is to do with what are called klesa – afflictive emotions. … 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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