Monthly Archives: May 2009

From Trungpa Rinpoche

             "From the standpoint of ego, ignoring the ignorance is bliss!"     Trungpa Rinpoche Advertisements

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A GARLAND OF ESSENTIAL POINTS FOR STUDENTS — DUDJOM RINPOCHE

  Human life, lasting an instant, like a dream – It might be happy, it might be sad. Not wishing for joy, not avoiding sadness, May I truly practice the sublime teachings.     A GARLAND OF ESSENTIAL POINTS FOR … Continue reading

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Now that I come to die Longchenpa

  Confused phenomena are like a parade of happiness and misery: Once good and bad have individually arisen they perpetuate themselves. In actuality they remain unborn; in essence they neither pass away nor change— Know this thoroughly and straight away. … Continue reading

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The Sword of Wisdom For Thoroughly Ascertaining Reality Mipham Rinpoche

  When it comes to the meaning of what is taught, you should know the provisional and definitive, and rely not on any provisional meaning, but only on the meaning that has certain truth. The All-Knowing One himself, in all his … Continue reading

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The Sword of Wisdom for Thoroughly Ascertaining Reality Mipham Rinpoche

  The Dharma taught by the Buddha depends entirely upon the two levels of truth,The relative truth of the mundaneand the truth of the ultimate meaning… The conceptual mind is that which conceives of objects by way of general images,associating … Continue reading

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Heart Sutra short version

  The Heart Sutra     Avalokiteshvara Bodhisattva,when pursuing the deep prajñaparamita,recognized the five skandhas as completely emptyand passed beyond all vexations and distress. Shariputra, appearances are not different from emptiness,emptiness is not different to appearances.Appearances are emptiness,emptiness is an … Continue reading

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A treatise on Parmaiis – Commentary to Cariyapitaka Acharya Dhammapala

  Like the aspiration, great compassion (mahaakaru.naa) and skillful means (upaayakosalla) are also conditions for the paaramiis. Therein, "skillful means" is the wisdom which transforms giving (and the other nine virtues) into requisites of enlightenment. Through their great compassion and … Continue reading

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