intention

Motivation or Intention -

Jan 28, 2019

Motivation or intention comes before any activity, even if we don’t realize or acknowledge it. According to traditional Buddhist teachings, the initial motivation really determines whether action is virtuous or non-virtuous.  Giving...

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Belief in Dharma Practice -

Jun 20, 2018

Belief in  Dharma practice is crucial.  Yet, often we approach our practice in a half-hearted or not fully committed manner.  Then, if we don’t believe in what we are practicing, we may...

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Change: Why Do We Need to Practice the Four Mind Changings – by Khenpo Gyaltsen -

Jan 27, 2018

Khenpo Gyaltsen recently taught the four mind changings in Sao Paolo, Brasil. In this excerpt from his talk, Khenpo-la explains that first we have to appreciate the need for...

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Integrating Dharma into Daily Life -

Oct 10, 2017

Integrating Dharma into our daily activities means that Dharma serves a deep purpose. When we integrate Dharma successfully, it becomes truly functional. Here, Phakchok Rinpoche reminds Buddhist practitioners how to apply Dharma throughout our...

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Bodhicitta Aspiration and Application -

May 9, 2017

Bodhicitta of aspiration means the to wish to benefit beings and for all beings to be enlightened. Application means integrating that with everything we do....

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