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A Guide to Locations for Cultivating Samadhi

by Longchen Rabjam On mountaintops, in secluded forests and on islands and the like, Places which are agreeable to the mind and well suited to the season, Cultivate tranquil samadhi, which is single-pointed and unwavering— Clear light, which is free … Continue reading

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When the mind begins to become still … Gyatrul Rinpoche

    When the mind begins to become still, we then begin to truly see it. When you first try to stabilize and pacify the mind, initially it will become very busy because it’s not accustomed to being still. In … Continue reading

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How the Cause of Liberation is produced Longchenpa

  The absolute truth of the self-arisen onesHas to be realized by means of faith.The blazing light in the circle of the sunIs not seen by those who have no eyes.     How the Cause of Liberation is produced … Continue reading

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How the Cause of Liberation is produced Longchenpa

  If it is asked on what these goodnesses depend, and from what they are produced, the real goodness in accord with liberation, the true path, is accumulated as a cause of separation [from defilement]. Therefore, it depends on the … Continue reading

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Series Nyingma Icons by Keith Downman Part 1

 In the vision of reality arising through Tibetan Tantric meditation there is an integral unity of form, sound and thought. Tibetan yogins believe that a vibration of awareness is reproduced spontaneously in form and sound, and thus the yogin’s transformative … Continue reading

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The Mirror of essential Points NyoshulKhen Rinpoche

"Everything has the nature of being empty.When the empty looks at the empty,Who is there to look at something empty? What is the use of many classifications,Such as ‘being empty’ and ‘not empty’ As it is illusion looking at illusion,And … 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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