From: The Lives and Liberation of Princess Mandarava
“When one has some little bit of quality or knowledge, one should not think pridefully ‘Oh, I am so great’. Then one’s quality and knowledge will degenerate, and in the future it will be even more difficult to give rise to these kinds of qualities and knowledge”
The previous #quote is from Kyabje HHPenor Rinpoche With thanks to […]
Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo urges all to memorize and recite/accumulate this prayer every day as it is the best remedy for disasters:
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OM TARE TUTTARE TURE SO HA!
How I wish there was something to say
To nuture the dreams we have today
To seek the path and find a way
To hold you close, to sway,
To music only we can hear- Sacrament of joy spoken to my ear- I love you;
I love you;
ah, my Dear What secret whisper brought you here!
I love you.
So very clear […]
Dear Twitterville, I woke up pretty sick today. Woke up feeling I’d been beaten with a pipe. Then I saw on twitter last night I had! Hate.
I woke up thrashing, crying, calling to the Buddhas and Protectors to help. Then I woke up and prayed. I’m exhausted and feeling awful.
Hate should not be […]
From the ” Path of the Bodhisattva
Until the heart of enlightenment is realized,
Likewise, I take refuge in the dharma
Just as the sugatas of the past
and trained in the way of the bodhisattvas
From the Master Shantideva: For when with irreversible intent the mind embraces Bodhicitta with a willingness to set free the endless multitudes of beings, at that instant and from that moment onward, a great and unremitting stream, a strength of wholesome merit, even during sleep and inattention, rises equal to the vastness of the sky. […]
That which arises from the Body, Speech and Mind of the Buddhas cannot be treated like ordinary possessions. They are extraordinary.
That which we ourselves have set aside to honor the Body, Speech, and Mind of the Buddhas cannot be used in ordinary ways.
That which has been honorably, nobly offered to the Buddhas cannot be taken […]