Monthly Archives: November 2013

Suffering

“Pain is physical; suffering is mental. Beyond the mind there is no suffering. Pain is merely a signal that the body is in danger and requires attention. Similarly, suffering warns us that the structure of memories and habits, which we … Continue reading

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My Dog’s Better Than Your Dog

“Your beliefs don’t make you a better person, your behavior does. Your mind training doesn’t matter when you don’t have compassion. Your meditation doesn’t matter when you don’t see your own faults.” ~Phakchok Rinpoche Whether it be in the arena … Continue reading

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Prison Planet Samsara

“Today, I am released from Central Jail forever.” ~Final words of Neem Karoli Baba (Ram Dass’ Guru) A famous quotation by the Roman playwright Terence reads: “Homo sum, humani nihil a me alienum puto”, or “I am a human being, … Continue reading

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