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Astrology for 8/22/2014

8/22/2014 Friday by Norma

This is your last day to make a statement, to express yourself fully. If you feel strongly about something, take a stand! Tomorrow you will begin working on the project that you champion today. Emotional responses are likely, go ahead and speak your piece. An important conversation happens, and you tell [...]

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Refuge and Bodhicitta: Introduction by Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo

Refuge and Bodhicitta: Introduction by Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo

The following is an excerpt from a teaching by Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo called “Faults of Cyclic Existence”

What I would like to talk about today has much to do with the practice of Bodhicitta, which is taking the vow of compassion, committing oneself to live one’s life as a compassionate person, and moving into [...]

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Be Your Own Best Friend

Be Your Own Best Friend

The following is an excerpt from a teaching by Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo called “Western Chöd”

Understanding what is in front of you is like, I’ve used this analogy before, it’s like walking through a dark room. Let’s say that the life span that you have can be symbolized by a room. It’s dark because [...]

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Astrology for 8/21/2014

8/21/2014 Thursday By Norma

A sudden awareness jump-starts the solution to a financial matter. At the same moment a personal shock comes. Watch where you’re walking or driving, a speed demon is headed your way. A fall is possible. A quick reaction averts trouble today. Still, the aspects are favorable once you’ve sidestepped trouble. A [...]

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Q&A: Karma, Cause and Effect

JALonBBQuote from Jetsunma: “”All phenomena, the moment it naturally arises is completed.”

Question from student: Jetsunma, can you please explain that in more detail?

Jetsunma: There is no separation in time, and when phenomena arises both cause and effect manifest completely and together.

Question from student: …often so much time separates cause &effect that we can’t remember! Why do we experience things different from the way they are?

Jetsunma: We’ve experienced uncountable lives. Plenty of room for mistakes and good result both.

Question: OK, but if no separation in time, why do we experience cause &effect as separate?

Jetsunma: Because we have dualistic minds and it is we who perceive wrongly. Om Ah Hung Benzar Guru Pedma Siddhi Hung

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