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Bodhisatva Vow

  O sublime and precious bodhichitta, May it arise in those in whom it has not arisen; May it never decline where it has arisen, But go on increasing, further and further!       All you buddhas who dwell … Continue reading

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Shantideva

  "May I be a guard for those who are protectorless,- A guide for those who journey on the road; For those who wish to go across the water, – May I be a boat, a raft, a bridge.-   … Continue reading

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Elucidation of Consciousness Sutra Part I

  World Honoured One what form does consciousness assume? Why is it called consciousness? When sentient beings are dying they frantically jerk their hands and feet , their eyes change colour , they are constricted and cannot move freely , … Continue reading

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The Mahashri Sutra

  If anyone should recite this three times, they will be victorious over all disharmonious circumstances. They will become endowed with excellent fortune. They will become endowed with not knowing the exhaustion of wealth. She Who is Endowed with Splendor,She … Continue reading

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The Wheel of Sharp Weapons Part II

    THE WHEEL OF SHARP WEAPONS PART II       (60) We are experts as flattering others for favours,Yet always complaining, we are sad and depressed. The money we have gathered we cannot bear to part with;Like misers … Continue reading

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The Wheel Of Sharp Weapons Part I

  In similar fashion the brave Bodhisattvas Remain in the jungle of worldly concern.No matter how joyful this world’s pleasure gardens,These Brave Ones are never attracted to pleasures,But thrive in the jungle of suffering and pain. We spend our whole … Continue reading

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Sutra of Boundless Life and Wisdom

oṃ namo bhagavate aparimita āyurjñāna subiniṣcita tejo rājāya tathāgatāya arhate samyaksambuddhāya tadyathā oṃ punye punye mahā punye aparimita punye aparimita punya jñāna sambhāro pacite oṃ sarva samskāra pariśuddha dharmate gagana samudgate svabhava viśuddhe mahānaya parivāre svāhā   From the excellent … Continue reading

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