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LIBERATION FROM DEPENDENCY

Liberation from Dependency To be able to ‘read between the lines’ means to perceive or deduce a meaning that is hidden or  implied rather than being openly stated. ‘Independent’ is being free from outer control, not subject to another’s authority, and capable of thinking or acting for oneself. In other words, genuine liberation. We are … Continue reading

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MASTERY OVER PERCEPTION

Mastery Over Perception Mastery over perception means that we cease to react to appearances. Karma is therefore no longer reinforced, purifying samsara. And the lighter … and lighter … we feel! You can see where this is going! 😀 Karma: … Continue reading

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HOW AM I EMPTINESS?

How Am I Emptiness? How is everything emptiness? Emptiness doesn’t mean having no qualities, for the reason that awareness simply has to be present to acknowledge emptiness. It’s like this. Before a thing is identified as a thing, and we … Continue reading

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I AM A MILLION TRAUMAS

I Am A Million Traumas Trauma: from Greek, literally ‘wound’. We are all mentally wounded. We are cloaked in layer upon layer of traumas – coarse and subtle traumas. We all know what anger, pride, desire, jealousy, hatred, fear etc … Continue reading

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HOW LONG WILL ENLIGHTENMENT TAKE?

How Long Will Enlightenment Take? As long as thoughts, emotions and reactions take over our minds, distracting and controlling us. Be aware that, at any moment, we can turn this on its head, by simply being enlightened to the fact … Continue reading

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PHRASEOLOGY, NOMENCLATURE, PARLANCE, TERMINOLOGIES

Phraseology, Nomenclature, Parlance, Terminologies can go over our heads and make us feel that we will never understand. 😀 😀 😀 ‘The indistinguishability of samsara and nirvana’…? ‘Thought and dharmakaya are a unity’…? It’s like this: Water and wetness are … Continue reading

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GOLD IN THE MUD

Gold In The Mud Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche “Although buddha nature is present in everyone, we fail to recognise it. This ignorance is the main cause for wandering in samsara. Due to the ignorance of not knowing their own nature, sentient … Continue reading

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REGRET

Regret Something we all experience, all the time 🙂 Regret: sadness, disappointment, dismay, dejection, sorrow, guilt. The opposite to regret is happiness. So, we are talking about unhappiness = suffering. Regret is recognising that we are suffering, which is the … Continue reading

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LIFE IS ‘MANURE’

Life is ‘Manure’ From a relative point of viewlife issometimes beautifuland sometimes shit. From an absolute point of viewlife isbeautiful shit. From a relative point of view, the statement that life is sometimes beautiful and sometimes shit means that we … Continue reading

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WHAT A JOKE.

What a joke.  As long as we believe Samsara to be real,is as long as we will suffer.Samsara is the temporary goings-onin the reflections of a muddy mind.  The more we believe,the more the mud clings.  The joke:there is no … Continue reading

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SOLVING PROBLEMS

Solving problems.  If you are having a problem with someone, remember, it is you who is having the problem.  People are the way they are because that’s the way they are.  In samsara there will always be irritations: irritations is … Continue reading

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OUR BELIEFS SENTENCE US

Our beliefs sentence us.  Our beliefs sentence us to see the world in a certain way, and that in turn has an effect on us. This is the law of interdependence: situations are created by a series of links comprising … Continue reading

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SAMSARA WITHIN SAMSARA

Samsara within Samsara. Part one.  Samsara is defined as the repetitive cycle of birth, death, and rebirth that arises from ordinary beings mistakenly grasping and fixating on a self, and experiences, as real. Samsara arises out of our ignorance of … Continue reading

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