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Milarepa’s Cave of Demons

One evening Milarepa returned to his cave after gathering firewood, only to find it filled with demons. They were cooking his food, reading his books, sleeping in his bed. They had taken over the joint. He knew about nonduality of

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Dzogchen ~ Extract from James Low Article

”Dzogchen means the great completion or the great perfection. It starts with the experience that from the beginning everything has been perfect just as it is, and so there is nothing to do. * The very doing, by which we

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Quote from Sutra of the Wise and the Foolish

Do not disregard small misdeeds, Thinking they are harmless, Because even tiny sparks of flame, Can set fire to a mountain of hay. * Do not disregard small positive acts, Thinking they are without benefit, Because even tiny drops of

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Buddha as Reformer ~ Swami Yogeshwarananda Giri

Was He an Avatar? In the Indian Hindu system, He was not prophesised so. Rightly so. WHY? Because His Mission was different. It was to show mankind that Salvation or Liberation has to be ACHIEVED WITH DUE RIGHT EFFORT. Even

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Radiance Sutra 38

Cast aside the ten thousand things, And love only one. Don’t go on to another. Engage your lively awareness With this one focus– One object, one thought, one symbol. Now go inside. Find the center, The soul, the heart. Right

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Bodhidharma (Short Biography)

Stories about Bodhidharma can be hard to pin down as he has become a legendary figure. He brought Ch’an to China – which later became known to us as Zen, coming there it is said in 526 AD. He had

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Ta Hai Speaks.

This is a conversation between John Blofeld and his friend, Ta Hai. Ta Hai was a Chinese doctor and erudite Buddhist scholar with whom Blofeld was very friendly. Ta Hai’s English was very broken, but he still managed to convey

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