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Category Archive for 'The Bodhisattva Ideal'

At the Bahia Resort: 998 W. Mission Bay Drive, San Diego, CA 92109 With Sogyal Rinpoche Author of the highly-acclaimed The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying Understanding the Mind: the Key to Peace & Happiness – A Public Talk November 26 at 7pm | Admission $20, Students $10 The Secret of Meditation & How […]

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A new Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education has been launched at the School of Medicine, with the aim of doing scientific research on the neural underpinnings of these thoughts and feelings. His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, provided $150,000 in seed money for the center—the largest sum he has ever […]

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In Dharma in Hell, prison activist and meditation teacher Fleet Maull shares his journey of transformation and service amidst the anger, violence, darkness and despair of a maximum security federal prison. This collection of previously published and unpublished writings from his 14 years behind bars vibrates with kindness, hope and the triumph of the human […]

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Pema Chodron’s No Time To Lose, A Timely Guide To The Way of The Bodhisattva. From her introduction: “I regard this text as an instruction manual for extending ourselves to others, a guidebook for compassionate action. We can read it to free ourselves from crippling habits and confusion. We can read it to encourage our […]

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from Pema Chodron’s book No Time To Lose, A Timely Guide to The Way of The Bodhisattva, bodhicitta “is often translated as ‘awakened heart,’ and refers to an intense desire to alleviate suffering… We start close to home with the wish to help those we know and love, but the underlying inspiration is global and […]

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“For all those ailing in the world, Until their every sickness has been healed,  May I myself become for them The doctor, nurse, medicine itself.” from Shantideva’s The Way of the Bodhisattva (The Bodhicaryavatara), ch. 3, v. 8

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