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Bardo Thodol

Thine own intellect, which is now voidness, yet not to be regarded as of the voidness of nothingness, but as being the intellect itself, unobstructed, shining, thrilling, and blissful, is the very consciousness, the All-good Buddha. Thine own consciousness, not … Continue reading

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The Tibetan Book of the Dead – the Bardo Thodol – Video

  Meditation and the after death state. As he is ordinarily, the human being does not realize to what extent, or in what manner, life and death are closely linked. During his whole lifetime, it never occurs to him that, … Continue reading

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Tenzin Palmo : We like dreaming

The thing is we say we want to be enlightened, but we don’t really. Only bits of us want to be enlightened. The ego which thinks how nice, comfortable and pleasant it would be. But to really drop everything and … Continue reading

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Edward Salim Michael : Preparing for Death

One should recall that the primary goal of spiritual practice must be to recognize in meditation another state of being and consciousness which is independent from the tangible world and which can be found after death. One will then realize … Continue reading

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Jean Pierre Schnetzler : One makes excuses for oneself

 “One makes excuses for oneself; lack of time in particular, is often mentioned; a pretext which does not hold up to examination because, if one wanted, judicious choice would eliminate, in favor of meditation, a great deal of secondary activities … Continue reading

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Salim Michael : The Attention and its Importance

A human being’s attention is the most precious treasure he possesses. Its purpose, force, and importance in life may not be very obvious, since through long, habitual, and instinctive use it is generally taken too much for granted. (…) On … Continue reading

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