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Clarifying the Natural State

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Elevate your experience and remain wide open like the sky. Expand your mindfulness and remain pervasive like the earth. Steady your attention and remain unshakable like a mountain. Brighten your awareness and remain shining like …

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Awakened Life

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An awakened life, like a garden, requires constant TLC. Gratitude and benevolence spring from the understanding of the interdependence of everything. It will give birth to the enlightened mind attitude (Skt.Bodhicitta). Mindfulness and awareness will …

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Atisha et Gampopa, la Confluence des Deux Fleuves

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      La confluence des deux fleuves bka ‘phyag chu bo gnyis   Les deux facettes, relative et essentielle, de la Bodhicitta constituent le chemin vers l’éveil. Les enseignements sur l’entraînement de l’esprit, dans …

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Freedom is Happiness, Happiness is Freedom

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What might be the definition of happiness? There might be as many definitions as there are people. What seems to be happiness for some can seem to be a prison for others. So maybe there …

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Perception and Inter-Subjectivity

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Perception and Inter-Subjectivity Conflicts and oppositions often spring from a sense of self-righteousness originating in a wrong perception of communication. Following Vasubandhu of the Yogacara Buddhist school of thought, we can understand that any perception …

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“BYOQ Sessions” Bring Your Own Questions

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“BYOQ Sessions” Bring Your Own Questions Curious about meditation, Buddhism, the Dharma? When we first collide with the Buddhist universe, we may have a ton of questions. We never really find the place to ask …

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Bodhi Path Buddhist Center of Chicago

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Bodhi Path Chicago Welcomes Lama Tsony Lama Tsony returns to Chicago for his first visit since 2007 Topic to be announced. chicago@bodhipath.org Friday December 2, 7-9pm Saturday December 3, 1-6pm Sunday December 4, 10:30-4pm

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Practical Meditation; Dharma Roadside Assistance

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Meditation in a practical, simple yet essential approach. “Bring Your Own Questions” session. No question is off limit. Please see brief overview on Practical Meditation for our discussion: http://tsony.com/dharma-downloads/ Gentleness with yourself is essential in …