true nature

Jun
23
May your true nature grow and flourish.

May your true nature grow and flourish.

In the Mahayana Buddhist traditions there is a common dedication prayer that we say at the end of most practices
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Mar
14
Resting in our true nature.

Resting in our true nature.

Modern life insulates us from the natural world. Despite the comfort and luxury of our current lifestyle, we often find
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Dec
13
Innate value vs. earned value

Innate value vs. earned value

In the Mahayana Buddhist traditions, there are two ways of speaking about our true nature: the naturally abiding disposition (Tib.
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Nov
08
The blocked artist.

The blocked artist.

In Dzogchen your true nature is introduced as the primordially liberated state of natural freedom. It can be hard to
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Oct
18
Pointing out your true nature.

Pointing out your true nature.

Sitting here, resting in the myriad display of appearances, the unceasing luminosity of the ground appears as the infinite play
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Jul
12
Connecting the Inner Work to the Outer Work.

Connecting the Inner Work to the Outer Work.

Each of us has gifts we can share with the world- gifts of kindness, compassion, understanding, dignity and respect. Our
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Apr
24
Setting the angel free.

Setting the angel free.

> I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free. -Michelangelo Michelangelo, perhaps the greatest sculptor
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