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REALISE THE PATTERN THROUGHOUT OUR HISTORY

Realise The Pattern Throughout Our History The pattern: create belief; create an enemy. Creating a belief engenders fear and hope. Belief gives rise to injustice and divides people. Divided people become angry. Angry people react. Reaction is suppressed. Suppression creates … Continue reading

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SELF-CONTROL; SELF-MASTERY

Self-Control; Self-Mastery It’s easy to say, “Self-control” and “Self-mastery” but, with so much distraction, this topic may be difficult to comprehend. We usually take self-control and self-mastery to denote holding back our reactions, but here, it doesn’t mean that. ‘Holding … Continue reading

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CUTTING THROUGH EXTREMIST VIEWS

Cutting Through Extremist Views We are all extremists when we react. The practice of Trekcho. Traditionally, this practice is the Tibetan Nyingma method of seeing the arising of thoughts (or emotions) before they are fully formed, thus cutting through them … 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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