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To not become happy because of praise, To not become unhappy because of blame, To support one's own good virtues, This is the character of the supreme being.
If the intention is good, the levels and paths are good. If the intention is bad, the levels and paths are bad, Since everything depends on intentions it is important that we make them positive.
Do not do anything harmful to one another, do only what is good. Discipline your own mind to subdue negative emotions.
Do no evil whatsoever, practice virtue perfectly, tame your mind completely. This is the teaching of the Buddhist doctrine.
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Science of Meditation
Two recent interviews with Matthieu Ricard and Richard Davidson suggest that there is scientific evidence of the benefits of meditation. The interview with Matthieu Ricard, The Happiest Man in the World, a renowned Tibetan Buddhist teacher shares his thoughts on … Continue reading
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Do not forget the Lama and pray to him at all times. Do not be carried away by thoughts, instead watch the nature of mind. Do not forget death and persist in the Dharma. Do not forget sentient beings and with compassion dedicate your merit. Written in Nepal, June 4th 1989, by Mangala.
Advice from His Holiness Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche these four lines condense the meaning of all 84,000 class ifcations of Dharma as taught by the Buddha. the rest line explains the importance of the Spiritual Guide and how to develop genuine Devotion based on pure perception,