From: The Lives and Liberation of Princess Mandarava “Dissolving in the expanse of space like a rainbow, without remains, She departed to the Akanishta Paradise of Pamavyuha. She transformed into the embodiment of the supreme consort, The secret primordial wisdom dakini. To the feet of Mandarava, I supplicate! Together with nine hundred pure awareness [...]
“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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
From the ” Path of the Bodhisattva A Collection of Thirty-Seven Practices”
Until the heart of enlightenment is realized, I take refuge in all the Buddhas.
Likewise, I take refuge in the dharma and the bodhisattvas and their assemblies.
Just as the sugatas of the past aroused the awakened mind of bodhicitta
and trained [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]