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Four Thoughts that Turn the Mind to Dharma (#4): Ngondro Practice text provided to students of Karma Kagyu Tibetan Buddhism

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The flaws of cyclic existence: Relatives at home, enemies, friends and possessions in the world are the causes of worry for the body and mind. Only virtuous actions can benefit others.

The beauty of facing life

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The beauty of facing life unprepared is tremendous. Then life has a newness,
a youth; then life has a flow and freshness. Then life has so many

Meditation in Action, Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche

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Free passion is radiation without a radiator, a fluid, pervasive warmth that flows effortlessly. It is not destructive because it is a balanced state of being and highly intelligent.

Guru & disciple

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*Success** *

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Watch the waves in the ocean. The higher the wave goes, the deeper is the
wake that follows it.

One moment you are the wave, another moment you are the hollow wake that

Lama Thubten Yeshe, Reprinted from "Daily Wisdom: 365 Buddhist Inspirations," edited by Josh Bartok, Wisdom Publications, 2001

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Some people live closely guarded lives, fearful of encountering someone or something that might shatter their insecure spiritual foundation.

The Dhammapada

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Follow the truth of the way.
Reflect on it. Make it your own.
Live it.
It will always sustain you.
Do not turn away what is given you,
Nor reach out for what is given to others,

Inner mystery

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Knowing the whole world is nothing when it is compared to knowing your own
inner mystery of life.



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Experience life in all possible ways…
good-bad, bitter-sweet, dark-light,
summer-winter. Experience all the dualities.
Don't be afraid of experience,

Because the more experience you have,


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Love is the beauty of the soul.

Saint Augustine