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September 17, 2014
by The Dalai Lama

This excerpt is taken from the Dalai Lama’s book The Good Heart: A Buddhist Perspective on the Teachings of...

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This excerpt is taken from the Dalai Lama’s book ...

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September 10, 2014
by The Dalai Lama
Chapter 1 The Quest for Inner Development

Time is always moving forward. With each passing moment, beginning from the instant of our birth, we come closer to the end, to our ...

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Chapter 1 The Quest for Inner Development

Time is always moving forward. With each...

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September 3, 2014
by The Dalai Lama
CHAPTER 1: The Benefits of Compassion

My experiences are nothing special, just ordinary human ones. Through my Buddhist training, however, I have learned something about...

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CHAPTER 1: The Benefits of Compassion

My experiences are nothing special, just...

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August 27, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

“My basic feeling is that it is better for people to follow their own religious tradition. Maybe you realize that the Buddhist way is really more effective, but you...

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“My basic feeling is that it is better for people to follow their own...

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August 20, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

How do we ensure the purity of our motivation when giving a teaching or listening to one? One way is by reciting special prayers of aspiration before we begin. Now, for a...

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How do we ensure the purity of our motivation when giving a teaching or listening to...

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August 13, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe
CHAPTER 1: APPROACHING THE PROFOUND

By His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Today, here in the twenty-first century, humanity has reached a highly...

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CHAPTER 1: APPROACHING THE PROFOUND

By His Holiness the Dalai...

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August 6, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

“Whether we are doing something good and worthwhile with our lives or not, time never waits but keeps flowing. Not only does time flow unhindered, but correspondingly our life...

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“Whether we are doing something good and worthwhile with our lives or not, time never...

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August 6, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe
PROLOGUE

By His Holiness the Dalai Lama

The power of compassion

Many centuries ago, humans realized the importance of...

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PROLOGUE

By His Holiness the Dalai Lama

The... read more »
July 30, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

“For any activity related to human society, compassion and love are vital, whether one is a politician, businessperson, scientist, engineer, or anything else. If such...

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“For any activity related to human society, compassion and love are vital,...

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July 29, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

“The art of meditation is becoming spacious.”         - Sogyal Rinpoche

 

“The art of meditation is becoming spacious.”         - Sogyal Rinpoche

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