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Jewel Heart International Blog

Welcome to Jewel Heart's blog, wisdom from Gelek Rimpoche's teachings, and periodic updates on what's happening in the Jewel Heart International community.

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Independence Day, Intelligent Faith, and Morality

Good morning and welcome to this Sunday talk. Last week I talked out of my subject, about the loss of Tibet, while celebrating 4th of July, the Independence Day of the United States, which was great. We are very proud to be part of this. Not only is it the independence of a nation, but…
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Where To Practice The 37 Practices of a Bodhisattva – Aspiring For Liberation

9. Aspiring for liberation Si sung de wa tsa tse’i zil pa zhin Yu tsam zhig gi jig pai chö chen yin Nam yang mi gyur thar pai go phang chog Dön du nyer wa gyal se lag len yin Like dew on the tip of a blade of grass, pleasures of the three worlds…
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Why Buddhahood?

It is interesting. Buddha tells us that the ultimate goal of spiritual development for one individual is the goal and you can do it and you are capable of getting it and it is a do-able goal. However, when we look at ourselves, it is almost impossible on the one hand. Also many people will…
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Interview With Gelek Rimpoche: Guru-Student Relationship

LUC: I was talking about the relationship between a student and his guru, in a religious context. You say the form; the namaste, etc, is not so important. That what is important that you have a love connection. GELEK RIMPOCHE: Absolutely true. Earlier, in the Hindu-Buddhist tradition, they do empahsize the importance of the guru….
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