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Kirt's Tibetan Translation Notes
"Even if you practice only for an hour a day with faith and inspiration, good qualities will steadily increase. Regular practice makes it easy to transform your mind. From seeing only relative truth, you will eventually reach a profound certainty in the meaning of absolute truth."
Kyabje Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche.
"Only you can make your mind beautiful."
HH Chetsang Rinpoche
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Over 90 excellent Audio Teachings, some also as Video, by rigzin Trungpa Lingpa, the 11th, on Dharma, natrue of mind, etc. whereby some high teachings are also openly hidden & given in simple language plus some Q/A sessions. Click on the left column for each session's talks:
http://www.chronicleproject.com/CTRlibr ... brary.html
Dzogchen masters I know say: 1)Buddhist religion essence is Dzogchen 2)Religions are positive by intent/fruit 3)Any method's OK unless: breaking Dzogchen vows, mixed as syncretic (Milanese Soup) 4)Don't join mandalas of opponents of Dalai Lama/Padmasambhava: False Deity inventors by encouraging victims 5)Don't debate Ati with others 6)Don't discuss Ati practices online 7) A master told his old disciple: no one's to discuss his teaching with some others on a former forum nor mention him. Publicity's OK, questions are asked from masters/set teachers in person/email/non-public forums~Best wishes
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Distinctive features of the Four Traditions of Tibetan Buddhism by Dr Alexander Berzin
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"Morality does not become pure unless darkness is dispelled by the light of wisdom"
- Aryasura, Paramitasamasa 6.5
Oṃ A Ra Pa Ca Na Dhīḥ
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30 minutes of "om mani peme hung" without background music.
With a heart wandering in ignorance down this path and that
to guide me, I simply say Namu-amida-butsu.
"If sentient beings are touched by His radiance, their three afflictions will be eliminated and their bodies and minds will become gentle. They will be filled with joy and exuberance as benevolence arises in their minds. If those who are in extreme suffering, taking any of the three evil life-journeys, see this radiance, they can rest, no more pain or distress." -- Sutra of Amitāyus Buddha
The Teachings of Master Hōnen