Monthly Archives: August 2014

Lojong Practice: 5 Unborn Awareness

I am using Weeping Buddha and the lojong sayings and commentary from Training the Mind and Cultivating Loving-Kindness by Chogyam Trungpa as a study, together. I’ve been practicing tonglen for almost three decades, and it is my main practice. This … Continue reading

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Madiha Bhatti Feminism + Music

This is all I have to say:  

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Lojong Practice: 4 Dharmas as Dreams

I am using Weeping Buddha and the lojong sayings and commentary from Training the Mind and Cultivating Loving-Kindness by Chogyam Trungpa as a study, together. I’ve been practicing tonglen for almost three decades, and it is my main practice. This … Continue reading

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Why No Debate on Lojong

“In this weekly commentary on the lojong, I am not open to the feed becoming a debate for people to nitpick Buddhism or my interpretations of Buddhist concepts. (There are lots of places for debates.)  I am more interested in … Continue reading

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Lojong Practice: 3 Friendliness

I am using Weeping Buddha and the lojong sayings and commentary from Training the Mind and Cultivating Loving-Kindness by Chogyam Trungpa as a study, together. I’ve been practicing tonglen for almost three decades, and it is my main practice. This … Continue reading

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Lojong Practice 2: Ultimate and Relative Boddhichitta

I am using Weeping Buddha and the lojong sayings and commentary from Training the Mind and Cultivating Loving-Kindness by Chogyam Trungpa as a study, together. I’ve been practicing tonglen for almost three decades, and it is my main practice. This … Continue reading

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Because of Your Bowels, None Shall Read

Originally posted on Ethan Yarbrough Writes:
“Go to the men’s room,” my wife says. We are at our neighborhood library, Saturday afternoon. My sons are in the children’s section looking for adventure novels appropriate to their ages, my wife had been at the…

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