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FRESH OR FROZEN

Fresh Or Frozen? Every chef knows that fresh food is juicy and nourishing. They also know that frozen food is dry and, when reheated, becomes even drier and lacks substance. There are those who think, however, that ‘fresh-frozen” is still … Continue reading

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IF WE THINK WE ARE AWAKE, WE’RE NOT

If We Think We Are Awake, We’re Not Here’s why. Being awake involves the spontaneous present moment of pure consciousness. It is timeless, as there is nothing else going on in that moment. It is observation without observer to comment. … Continue reading

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OBSCURED BY SPIRITUAL JARGON

Obscured by Spiritual Jargon.  Teachings are meant to clarify understanding, not to make one feel inadequate.  Slogans like “Monkey Mind” may be a phrase used to describe the next door neighbour’s kids, but it’s not for spiritual seekers. It’s a … Continue reading

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STILL PUTTING ‘THINGS’ OFF?

Still putting ‘things’ off?  A man called Longchen Rabjam meditated for many years, under an overhang in a cliff in the mountains. He only had a hemp-cloth sack as clothing and bedding. Every day, when he went to urinate, he’d … Continue reading

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