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To Love Our Enemy

“To love our enemy is impossible. The moment we understand our enemy, we feel compassion towards him or her, and he or she is no longer our enemy.” ~Thich Nhat Hahn

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Practicing Choosing Compassion

“This is my own practice, and I frequently speak about it to others. Imagine that in front of you on one side is your old, selfish ‘I’, and that on the other side is a group of poor, needy people….

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The Duality of Life and Death

“For Buddhism, the duality between life and death is only one instance of a more general problem, dualistic thinking. Why is dualistic thinking a problem? We differentiate between good and evil,…

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Bodhicitta

“Bodhicitta is like yeast that never loses potency. Any time we add the moisture of warmth and compassion it will automatically expand. If we keep it in the freezer however, nothing happens.” ~Pema…

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Evolution.
…and it’s that Japanese snuggie-man!

ebygum:

Evolution.

…and it’s that Japanese snuggie-man!

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Quote by The Buddha: The Triple Truth

Teach this triple truth to all: A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.

~ Quote by the Buddha

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Stunning photo of lake in Norway!

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Rest Naturally

“Do not follow after the past; do not go forward to meet the future. Instead, just rest the mind naturally in the present awareness.”

~ Quote by Gampopa

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As Long as Space Remains

As long as space remains,
As long as sentient beings remain,
Until then, may I too remain,
And help dispel the miseries of the world.

~ Quote by Shantideva