Starting May 29th is the Vesak month (Buddha’s month, saga dawa),the month of budhha’s birth, buddha’s enlightenment and Parnirvana. Lets recite the following prayer at least once a day: ༄༅། །གང་ཚེ་རྐང་གཉིས་གཙོ་བོ་ཁྱོད་བལྟམས་ཚེ། ། gang tsé kang nyi tsowo khyö tam tsé When you were born, chief among human beings, ས་ཆེན་འདི་ལ་གོམ་པ་བདུན་བོར་ནས། ། sa […]
Dalai Lama Bodhicitta Quote of the Week
Those training in great love should forsake self-centeredness and engage in the Buddha’s practice, the root of which is compassion. You may be thinking, Love is indeed very profound, but I do not have the skill to practice it; I will focus my efforts on practices aimed at […]
Ce qui suit est une des marches ou j’ai commencé à trouver les pistes vers un équilibre intérieur qui, malgré toutes les vicissitudes que j’ai eu l’impression de traverser depuis, n’a cesser de s’approfondir et s’étendre.
Quelque soit notre parcours, nous avons tous des « ombres » qui semblent nous poursuivre. Les peurs, les […]
Jetsun Milarepa -The Ultimate Practice is Nothing But the manifestation of True Mind Itself Jetsun Mila
Manifestation of True Mind by Jetsun Milarepa
It is impossible to win oil by pounding sand. You first need the empowerments and instructions from the oral tradition that was given to me, like winning oil from seeds. This is not belittling what you have done so far.
The ultimate view depends entirely upon one’s own mind. […]
“Some people think only one tradition of Buddhism is right and others are wrong. This kind of sectarianism, which depreciates other Buddhist traditions, shows that wisdom has not been realized.”
If mind is not used to create wisdom, strong dualistic ego obsessively rejects and accepts, causing hatred toward others who are different and attachment […]
How do we become accustomed to remaining in the nature of the Mind?
When thoughts arise, let them arise.
There is no need to regard thoughts as enemies.
When thoughts arise, relax in their arising.
If thought do not arise, do not create them by nervously speculating as to when they will arise.
Simply rest in their absence.
If concretely […]
The Ultimate Retreat
by DZONGSAR KHYENTSE RINPOCHE
Ideally the ultimate retreat is to retreat from the past and the future, to always remain in the present. However our mind is so empowered and controlled by habit all the time. One characteristic of habit is not being able to sit still, not being able to remain in […]
At all times, do not lose courage in your inner awareness; uplift yourself, while assuming a humble position in your outer demeanor. Follow the example of the life and complete liberation of previous accomplished masters (siddha). Do not blame your past karma; instead, be someone who purely and flawlessly practices the Dharma. Do not […]
For the second, exorcising or meditating, there are three parts: transmuting adversity, cutting directly, and equalizing.
For the first, regard the sickness with gratitude, thinking again and again, “How wonderful that by means of you, sickness, I can cut through the conceptual demond!” Let your mind be jubilant; eat food that harms the illness and […]
Some astoundingly inspiring pictures featuring His Holiness the Dalai Lama on his current visit to Torodo (Hall of Myriad Lamps) at Okunoin in Koyasan, Japan, on November 1, 2011.
May peace in the Elements and in the heart of Beings be restored in Japan!