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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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Practical Mindfulness Meditation

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Relieve stress and Fatigue. Discover calmness and clarity. Cultivate mindfulness. Increase mental agility.   A special 4 week series with explanation and guided exercises. No experience necessary.   WHEN: Four Tuesday’s 1:00 pm-2:00pm October 11, …

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The Seven Points of Mind Training

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Seven Points of Mind Training Lojong (Tib. བློ་སྦྱོང་,Wylie: blo sbyong) is a mind training practice in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition based on a set of aphorisms formulated in Tibet in the 12th century by Chekawa Yeshe …