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Inseparable

Image: Hubble Telescope Buddha, bodhisattva: White Tara Quote: donna

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Mindfulness?

To practice mindfulness is to place oneself on its hook. It is a call to truth presenting in the moment, as the moment, and through one’s relation to Truth of Being. Buddha Shakyamuni exemplified this and taught others how to … Continue reading

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A Host of Samantabhadra Offerings

To offer one’s body, speech and mind is a powerful commitment. It renders whatever we think, say or do to as an energetic gift, an offering to the divine in all. In 2011, more than 30 of us from the … Continue reading

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Saga Dawa and Goodwill Festival full moon meditation

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The mother of all meditation states and of samadhi

In the recent meditation retreats (Autumn 2016), two points were investigated and experienced with fullness: Shamatha is the foundation of all meditation practices. It also is the mother-source that produces all subsequent meditative capacities, states, and samdhis. Additionally, it is … Continue reading

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