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Today reminder : "We need people who don’t ask us to become different for their own acceptance and terms of approval. We need people, and we need to be the people who give others the permission to sit in their own skins and not be afraid. That’s the best gift you are ever going to give someone— the permission to feel safe in their own skin. To feel worthy. To feel like they are enough.” Hannah Brencher
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Legs and eyes ~ Tenzin Palmo
http://justdharma.com/s/a2iu8

The other paramitas (generosity;ethics;patience;joyous effort and concentration) are the legs and wisdom is the eyes. And if we are trying to get to the goal, we’ve got the legs, but we can’t see where we are going but if we only have eyes and no legs, we also are not going to get very far. So we need both to travel the path to enlightenment.

– Tenzin Palmo

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Tenzin Palmo on the web:
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A firm ground ~ Chögyam Trungpa
http://justdharma.com/s/vcle2

The teachings of the Buddha are a treasury of wisdom that has been passed down from teacher to student for over 2,500 years. Many styles of teaching have developed, but all of the schools of Buddhism present the means to realize the awakened state of mind. And all of them emulate the example of the Buddha, the Awakened One. This is a very important point to realize in the context of presenting tantra, or the vajrayana teachings of the Buddha. It is both dangerous and fruitless to attempt to practice tantra without first establishing a firm ground in the basic Buddhist teachings.

– Chögyam Trungpa

from the book "Journey Without Goal: The Tantric Wisdom of the Buddha"
ISBN: 978-1570627576 - http://amzn.to/157lwXm

Chögyam Trungpa on the web:
http://www.shambhala.org
http://blog.shambhala.com/category/daily-wisdom/ocean-of-dharma/
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HOW TO RECEIVE. 
On keeping an open and sensitive mind, by Seema Sahoo.

When a woman receives, at that very moment it becomes part of her. Just as the child is received, it’s not foreign or alien. It is part of her being and she nourishes it. It has been absorbed. Nothing is added on. It’s part of the feminine body. Now, she is a creator and slowly the child grows within.

#openmind #mindfulness #dharma #levekunst #artoflife #SeemaSahoo
How do we arrive at the right frame of mind for receiving teachings? What starts to happen when we do? When are we on the path and have started to have trust and faith in the teachings…
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Transcending Pleasure, Transcending Pain ~ Chögyam Trungpa
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In meditation we are not trying to overcome or to defeat anything, and we are not trying to gain any level of high spiritual achievement for the sake of pleasure. Since the practice of meditation is not at all geared to pleasure, its achievement should also be beyond pleasure — and since it transcends pleasure, it also transcends pain. But transcending pain and developing peace are by-products of meditation practice rather than an immediate aim.

– Chögyam Trungpa

from the book "The Path of Individual Liberation: The Profound Treasury of the Ocean of Dharma, Volume One"
ISBN: 978-1590308028 - http://amzn.to/1euuS02

source: http://bit.ly/128Px3S

Chögyam Trungpa on the web:
http://www.shambhala.org
http://blog.shambhala.com/category/daily-wisdom/ocean-of-dharma/
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When we reached Kushalnagar at 11 the next morning we found a bustling, heaving Indian cacophony. Looking around after we disembarked and wondering what in the world we should do next, we were startled by a small monk running up and shouting as he pulled my arm, “Come, Rinpoche waiting!”
In early 1975, Tarthang Tulku Rinpoche suggested that we go meet Pema Norbu Rinpoche in Bylakuppe, Mysore District, South India. I immediately decided that would, even though I had no idea who this Rinpoche was…
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Cultivating the Delight of Rejoicing and the Freedom from Prejudice
February 1, 2016-Tergar Monastery, Bodh Gaya, Bihar, India On this last day of teachings on Gampopa’s Ornament of Precious Liberation, the Gyalwang Karmapa completed the reading transmission for the section of Preparation, which included rejoicing, requesti...
February 1, 2016-Tergar Monastery, Bodh Gaya, Bihar, India On this last day of teachings on Gampopa’s Ornament of Precious Liberation, the Gyalwang Karmapa completed the reading transmission for the section of Preparation, w...
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Legs and eyes ~ Tenzin Palmo
http://justdharma.com/s/a2iu8

The other paramitas (generosity;ethics;patience;joyous effort and concentration) are the legs and wisdom is the eyes. And if we are trying to get to the goal, we’ve got the legs, but we can’t see where we are going but if we only have eyes and no legs, we also are not going to get very far. So we need both to travel the path to enlightenment.

– Tenzin Palmo

source: http://on.fb.me/1rX814I

Tenzin Palmo on the web:
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Empty cognizance ~ Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche
http://justdharma.com/s/vbtrg

Try to imagine what it's like when this moment of empty cognizance suffused with awareness starts to last for a full hour, unbroken. The very first moment of empty cognizance already has the potential for full omniscience, as well as the potential for compassion and loving kindness - the potential ability to protect and help other beings, as well as to manifest the activity that functions for the welfare of all. All these qualities are present, but not fully manifest. The longer this duration lasts, the more the qualities become visible, actualized. They don't just appear later on, when realization is fully experienced. When the sun rises in the morning, do we have to wait for it to shine for it to be warm and brilliant? Although the noon sun may be stronger than the dawn sun, all of its qualities are present from the very first moment, though they may not be fully manifested. It's the same in this training. What is essential is to train in order to attain stability.

Please understand that 'rangjung yeshe', self-existing wakefulness, is primordially endowed with all perfect qualities. The qualities of enlightenment are not a fabrication or a product. They are not a new achievement, an unprecedented new discovery, or something that we achieve. They are present from the very beginning. It's like the unchanging brilliance of the sun shining in the sky. It can be obscured by clouds, but these clouds are neither primordial nor intrinsic to the sky; they are always temporary, momentary. What prevents full realization of our innate nature of self-existing wakefulness is the momentary occurrence of thoughts and fixation. Because this occurrence is momentary, it can be cleared away. It's very important to understand this.

– Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche

from the book "As It Is, Vol. 1"
ISBN: 978-9627341352 - http://amzn.to/1hKjzYs

translated by Erik Pema Kunsang
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The business of your meditation ~ Lama Yeshe
http://justdharma.com/s/ai8m6

Meditation is not on the level of the object, but on that of the subject. You are the business of your meditation.

– Lama Yeshe

from the book "The Essence of Tibetan Buddhism: The Three Principal Aspects to the Path and Introduction to Tantra"
ISBN: 978-1891868085 - http://amzn.to/1ghVqEW

Lama Yeshe on the web:
http://www.lamayeshe.com/
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The best way of fulfilling your own interest ~ 14th Dalai Lama
http://justdharma.com/s/u39il

The best way of fulfilling your own interest is to take care of others.

– 14th Dalai Lama

source: http://bit.ly/1hMNGuX

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Muito bom! A comida vegetariana é excelente! Tem um belo jardim exterior para aproveitar quando está bom tempo! Vale a pena a visita:)
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Um dos melhores restaurantes da Cidade! Glamouroso... e a comida é excelente! Os funcionários são muito simpáticos! Vale a pena a visita :)
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