Category Archives: Mahayana

Meditation: exploring joy 2, sharing it

First, is learning that joy has many qualities. Those will become more familiar and obvious as we “notice the usually not noticed” that is within a moment of joy, happiness or delight. Second: when in a moment of joy, happiness, … Continue reading

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Musings on the bodhisattva Path

What is the bodhisattva Path? How should one think on this? And, what is bodhisattva practice? The term “bodhisattva,” though from the Sanskrit language, is a universal idea as well as an idealized embodiment of all that is good, sane, … Continue reading

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Meditation: self, Presence, perceiver

When Awareness is in its seat, we are present. The experience, then, is Presence. Presence is a rich mandala of qualities and subtlety, yet all within the experience of the moment. Each facet of Presence, of Awareness in its seat, … Continue reading

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Meditation: warm-heartedness

Warm-heartedness is the most meaningful present. May your Presence bless all whom you encounter and embrace, this season and always.

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pt. 2, Bodhisattva Bhumis

In order to conceptually proceed into Trungpa Rinpoche’s teaching regarding the rest of the bodhisattva bhumis, a review of some key points (see previous post on Bodhisattva Bhumis). On pg. 181, Rinpoche says, “Prajna is of absolute, utmost importance in … Continue reading

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