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THERE ARE A LOT OF GURUS OUT THERE

There Are A Lot Of Gurus Out There There are therefore a lot of methods Do we choose a teacher, or does a teacher choose us? If whatever happens is due to karma, then everything is timely and synchronistic, and … Continue reading

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“I CAN’T DO DEVOTION”

“I Can’t Do Devotion” Devotion and compassion are the same, in the sense of losing our ‘self’ identity. The devotional approach to spirituality is said to be very powerful and to work wonders, but some may not feel this way. … Continue reading

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THE TEACHER

The Teacher The teacher is everything. Therefore, every thing is the teacher. Turn truth on its head and it’s still the truth. That’s why the three poisons are the three wisdom kayas.* Unfortunately, this will mean nothing unless we look, … Continue reading

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YOUR TEACHER DOESN’T LOVE YOU

Your Teacher Doesn’t Love You Your teacher loves the teaching from the highest realm. Your teacher empathises with your earthly suffering. Your teacher has compassion for your bewilderment. The teacher can put an end to confusion but cannot end your … Continue reading

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THE BUDDHA REFLECTS OUR TRUE NATURE

The Buddha Reflects Our True Nature We have to look to see if this is true. By looking for more, we become distracted, preferring to wander off on a vague path that seems interesting. We will never realise the simple … Continue reading

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TRUTH – YOU HAVE TO DO IT YOURSELF

Truth – You Have To Do It Yourself No one has a monopoly on truth. No one owns truth. Truth is for everyone and is expressed to suit all types of minds. We don’t have to belong to this or … Continue reading

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DEVOTIONAL INFLUENCES

Devotional Influences This is a thorny subject for modern people, and must be understood on an individual basis. Many of us find it difficult to trust, and there are spiritual teachers who expect us to trust them because they call … Continue reading

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HAVING A PROBLEM WITH GURU-NESS?

Having A Problem With Guru-ness? Don’t bottle it up; investigate! We have all, at some time, wondered, “What on earth have I got myself into?!” especially when we see others acting in strange ways, blindly adoring the Guru/Lama. This can … Continue reading

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