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Four Dharmas of Gampopa

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Grant your blessings that the mind may follow the Dharma Grant your blessings that the Dharma may become the path Grant your blessings that the path may clarify confusion Grant your blessings that confusion may …

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This Cushion Is Free. Are You?

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Sit. Walk. Share It is crucial to sit every day and become acquainted with one’s mind. This will become increasingly profound and simple if one can dedicate longer periods of time in a retreat situation. …

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Laziness and Procrastination

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How many of us have a sincere desire to progress on the spiritual path but get carried away by their daily activities and never approach the meditation cushion or contemplative reading? What we might call …

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This Cushion Is Free. Are You? Sit, Walk, Share

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It is crucial to sit every day and become acquainted with one’s mind. This will become increasingly profound and simple if one can dedicate longer periods of time in a retreat situation. During the sessions …

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Extraits de la Prière d’Aspiration du Mahamoudra

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Le Mahamoudra est la nature ultime de l’esprit – la prière du Mahamoudra du Troisième Karmapa est une aspiration souhaitant que tous les êtres sensibles réalisent la vraie nature de l’esprit, ainsi qu’une explication claire, …

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Les Quatre Atouts Pour Repartir Du Bon Pied

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 Les Quatre Pouvoirs ou Quatre Atouts Le Noble Sutra de l’Enseignement sur les quatre facteurs nous dit: “O Maitreya, bodhisattva mahasattva, si vous possédez quatre facteurs, vous surmonterez les actions nuisibles qui ont été commises …

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Se Connaître, S’Eveiller

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“D’abord, assimiles les préliminaires.”           In “L’entrainement de l’esprit en sept points” de Chekawa Yeshe Dorje Qu’est-ce qui fait de nous un être consciemment engagé sur la voie d’éveil ouverte par …

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Paresse et Procrastination?

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Combien d’entre nous ont le désir sincère de progresser sur le chemin spirituel mais se laissent emporter par leurs activités quotidiennes et ne s’approchent jamais du coussin de méditation ou d’une lecture contemplative? Ce que …

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Mahamudra. Exploring Gendun Rinpoche’s Legacy

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Mahámudra 17.-22. Apríl 2019 / Javorie 5-dňové intenzívne meditačné sústredenie bude viesť meditačný majster: Láma Tsony Láma Tsony nás bude viesť retreatom opierajúc sa o učenie Genduna Rinpočeho, ktorého je Láma Tsony následovník. Ako pomôcka nám …

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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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Wahres Mitgefühl. Universal Compassion

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Program 2019 Wie kann man echtes Mitgefühl für sich selbst und andere entwickeln? Alle Wesen, deren Anzahl so unendlich ist wie der Raum, bleiben,da sie sich ihrer wahren Buddhanatur nicht bewusst sind, in der künstlichen …

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The Sevenfold Prayer as an Ideal Lifestyle

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The Sevenfold Prayer as an Ideal Lifestyle   Shantideva recommends that his readers should practice the Supreme Worship as laid out in a text known as the Vow of Good Conduct (Skt. Bhadracarya-pranidhana), which forms part of the Array …

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The Boundless Creativity of Change. Public Lecture

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The Boundless Creativity of Change Appreciating the whole cycle of impermanence We usually appreciate only half of the cycle of impermanence. We can accept birth but not death; accept gain but not loss. True liberation …

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Clarifying the Natural State, Part 3

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Meditation Retreat with Talks by Karma Trinlay Rinpoche on Mahamudra the first two days. The Supreme Accomplishment of Mahamudra   A Buddhist Classic A practical manual for both teacher and student alike, Clarifying the Natural State covers …

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Samatha et Vipashyana dans la Perspective du Mahamoudra

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Samatha est une attention tenue en un point. Vipashyana est la discrimination individuelle des phénomènes, correctement et exactement tel qu’ils sont. Samatha pacifie momentanément les émotions perturbatrices, tandis que Vipashyana les éradique complètement.                Soutra …

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Samatha et Vipashyana dans la Perspective du Mahamoudra

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Samatha est une attention tenue en un point. Vipashyana est la discrimination individuelle des phénomènes, correctement et exactement tel qu’ils sont. Samatha pacifie momentanément les émotions perturbatrices, tandis que Vipashyana les éradique complètement.                Soutra …

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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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Public Lecture: Leading a Wholesome Life

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A wholesome 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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Teachings from Milarepa’s Treasury of Dohas

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A Doha is a form of poetry and is often referred to as a song. According to the sutras, the disciples of the Buddha would sometimes compose spontaneous verses during his teaching sessions. Tibetan translators such as …

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Autumn Meditation Retreat

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Clarifying the Natural State Text by Dakpo Tashi Namgyal (1511-87). Essential instructions on mind’s nature and silent meditative discovery of it

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Licking Honey on the Razor Blade

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The hazardous adventures of fearless compassionate wisdom in a world of change. Embrace this time and culture and turn it into enlightening art. We are faced with chaos in unknown uncharted territories, a time of …

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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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Exploring the True Nature of Mind

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A Retreat of Meditation with Instructions from the Mahamudra-The Ocean of True Meaning of the Ninth Karmapa. Mahamudra-The Ocean of True Meaning contains the essence of the Buddhist path of liberation that the Buddha Shakyamuni taught …

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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 …