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THE MIND REACTS; IT’S PROGRAMMED THAT WAY

The Mind Reacts; It’s Programmed That Way Liberation is being aware of what is happening when our mind is calculating and reacting. We need to be aware when a reaction is about to start, and also when a reaction is … Continue reading

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WHAT IS TOGAL?

What is Togal? It’s a secret! Or is it? In Dzogchen, there are two aspects: Trekcho and Togal. We can read up on the meaning of these words, and still be confused. At some point, we have to come to … Continue reading

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STOP MEDITATING

Stop Meditating Once you have resolved that the nature of mind is empty essence, then stop meditating. Breaking the meditation is essential for meditation. We still sit with a straight, relaxed back, relaxed jaw, relaxed eyes – open but not … Continue reading

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HOW DID I BECOME SO CONFUSED?

How Did I Become So Confused? Confused: a person unable to think clearly; bewildered, as thoughts are mingled together. If we know that we are confused, then we know something. That ‘knowing something’ is knowingness itself. The recognition of knowing … Continue reading

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WHO IS TO BLAME FOR EVERYTHING?

Who Is To Blame For Everything? The answer is …  empty essence! Isn’t that surprising? We may want to blame the Buddhas – or deities – for not doing more for mankind, but if they do anything, they would show … Continue reading

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TAKING THE HEART OF THE BUDDHA’S TEACHING TO HEART

Taking The Heart Of The Buddha’s Teaching To Heart It’s really very simple. The heart of the Buddha’s teaching is spontaneous presence, which is the same as non-duality, empty essence, pure consciousness, pure awareness, nowness. It could also be described … Continue reading

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THE UNITY OF OPPOSITES

  The Unity Of Opposites Although our being is pure, divine essence, we don’t notice what we are because of ignorance. As a result of this lack of awareness, we took embodiment in a physical body. However, it is precisely … Continue reading

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ALIENS FROM ANOTHER DIMENSION

Aliens from another dimension.   It’s us!We are not what we seem to be.We are not of this physical dimension.  Awareness is the bridgebetween this limited dimensionand beyond.  This awareness travelsthe universelooking for its home.  Finally, awareness looks in on … Continue reading

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