Category Archives: Mahayana

Essential points on why the breath is a primary focus in meditation

Some points on why breath regarding shamatha outer breath is light, as in weightless breath is unadorned, simple, and ordinary breath is continuous and a continuity Awareness, essential Being, mind, the nature of mind (all the same essence) {repeat each … Continue reading

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Meditation: contemplate love again and again

Garchen Rinpoche has a current series on YouTube on restoring love in one’s mind and therefore in the world. Why restore? The average human day has many ups and downs, emotions and thoughts, worries and stresses, joys and celebrations. A … Continue reading

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“I, too, make this dedication”

Many people are renewing aspirations and vows that benefit others and the world. Millions, maybe billions, of people are praying for the well-being of others and that this world-shared situation will foster awareness, compassion, equanimity, and positive change in the … Continue reading

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There are many important efforts necessary in the world today and many life-supporting, world-changing efforts to support. 8400 is one. The reason is not about Buddha or “Buddhism” but because understanding the Truth – the non-deceptive, underlying, incontrovertible Truth of … Continue reading

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No meditation Tuesday – but how about Five Wisdoms

This arose last night. – Soul on its own plane is a demonstration of All Accomplishing Wisdom. The function of the illusory Soul is to bring forward and accomplish the compassion and wisdom of innate profound Awareness through the illusion … Continue reading

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