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About the two Truths or the two non dual Aspects of Reality in Buddhism

  In the canon, the distinction is not made between a lower truth and a higher truth, but rather between two kinds of expressions of the same truth, which must be interpreted differently. Thus a phrase or passage, or a … Continue reading

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Four Seals

    All compounded things are impermanent. All emotions are pain. All things have no inherent existence. Nirvana is beyond concepts.

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Some Suttas Basics

    4 Noble Truths: http://www.accesstoinsight.org/ptf/dhamma/sacca/index.htmlhttp://www.drba.org/dharma/btts/9xxentrydetail.asp?wid=123 8 Fold Noble Path: http://www.accesstoinsight.org/ptf/dhamma/…cca4/index.htmlhttp://www.drba.org/dharma/btts/9xxentrydetail.asp?wid=99 Practice: Basic Threefold Practice: Sila/Morality, Samadhi/Concentration, Prajna/Panna/ Wisdom http://www.accesstoinsight.org/ptf/dhamma/sila/index.htmlhttp://www.accesstoinsight.org/lib/authors…i/wheel282.htmlhttp://www.drba.org/dharma/btts/9xxentrydetail.asp?wid=113 Dharma Seals: 3 in Theravada/4 in Mahayana http://www.thezensite.com/ZenTeachings/Mis…s_of_dharma.pdfhttp://www.maha-bodhi.org/tilakkhana.htm   Courteousy post of e-sangha by thornbush  

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How to Recognise and Follow a Spiritual Master Part 11

  Finally, we reproduce here part of the Teachings His Holiness Penor Rinpoche gave some years ago in America, concerning Guru Yoga, the most important practice in the whole Secret Mantra vehicle[1] In the tantras it is stated again and … Continue reading

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How to Recognise and Follow a Spiritual Master Part 10

  III Challenges of the contemporary disciple   We have tried above to show the deeper meaning and role of a Spiritual Master, as well as the way in which he should be sought and followed, by first looking at … Continue reading

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How to REcognise and Follow a Spiritual Master Part 9

  II.3.2. It is appropriate to now examine how to follow his advice according to the Bodhisattva precepts.   With faith and interest, we should try to acquire qualities such as manifested by our Master. To this effect, we first … Continue reading

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How to Recognise and Follow a Spiritual Guide Part 8

   II.2.2  The scriptures then lead us to recognize the way in which we can follow a Master according to Bodhisattva precepts    In the “Dongpo Koedpa”[1], sutra we reads the famous quote:   One has to consider oneself as … Continue reading

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