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Ngawang Drolma
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Just sharing

Postby Ngawang Drolma » Wed Jun 09, 2010 3:49 pm

I'm tasked with writing an obituary today. Right now, in fact. It's not easy.
Any prayers for my mental comfort are appreciated, I don't like this.

Thanks all :)

Best,
Laura

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Re: Just sharing

Postby muni » Wed Jun 09, 2010 6:24 pm

:group: No doubt for the prayers! my arms around you! _/\_
‘View like the sky’ means that nothing is held onto in any way whatsoever. You are not stuck anywhere at all. In other words, there is no discrimination as to what to accept and what to reject; no line is drawn separating one thing from another. ‘Conduct as fine as barley flour’ means that there is good and evil, and one needs to differentiate between the two. Give up negative deeds; practice the Dharma. In your behaviour, in your conduct, it is necessary to accept and reject.” Guru Rinpoche

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Re: Just sharing

Postby catmoon » Wed Jun 09, 2010 9:55 pm

Hmm... this might be one of those situations where bending the truth is called for. Anyhow.


Seeing others as yourself
May you understand their struggles
The meaning underlying them
And the benefits they bring us.
Sergeant Schultz knew everything there was to know.

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Re: Just sharing

Postby Ngawang Drolma » Wed Jun 09, 2010 11:03 pm

Her husband was so pleased with it, he said it couldn't have possibly been better written.
I made it through it :)

Thanks all for your support.

Kindly,
Laura

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Re: Just sharing

Postby muni » Thu Jun 10, 2010 7:48 am

An example Dharma is emerging in daily life I think. No clinging to emptiness like that monk who got care for years from an elder lady and one day a younger lady had to hug him as check. He remained cold, as he knew.
He could find another place and take his knowing with him.

In the dreamlike world, the vast concern for others is pure as compassion is boundless.
‘View like the sky’ means that nothing is held onto in any way whatsoever. You are not stuck anywhere at all. In other words, there is no discrimination as to what to accept and what to reject; no line is drawn separating one thing from another. ‘Conduct as fine as barley flour’ means that there is good and evil, and one needs to differentiate between the two. Give up negative deeds; practice the Dharma. In your behaviour, in your conduct, it is necessary to accept and reject.” Guru Rinpoche


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