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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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Concentration: King Of The Mind

V CONCENTRATION   Meditative concentration is the king to rule the mind. When stabilized, it sits like a mountain; When directed, it can enter all virtuous meditations; And it leads to every physical and mental joy. Knowing this, great yogis always rely upon it, The destroyer of the enemy mental wandering: I, a yogi, did…
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Buddhas Teachings Reach Everyone’s Level

Whether it is the teachings on wisdom, or whether it is teachings on method. It is the same logic that teachings should be given according to the mental aptitude of the disciples. So this diversity of teachings given by the Buddha, depending on the diversity of mental aptitudes of the disciples, is perhaps something that…
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An Introduction To Tibetan Buddhism [VIDEO]

  Buddha didn’t make something huge by sitting down and collecting ideas together and writing books and curricula. It was simply the way he managed suffering. This was not just pain management. He showed that suffering doesn’t have to bother you, that you can overcome suffering, that you can get rid of suffering once and…
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Hatred Is Our Own Osama Bin Laden Hiding In The Mountains Of Our Hearts

We must see that when we feel anger, we are not reacting to the person who harmed us, but to that person’s hatred. Their hatred has blinded them. They were unable to stand up for themselves. They submitted completely to their anger. Even though they think they are doing something great, consider how stupid they…
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Focus: The Foundation of Development [VIDEO]

That’s how people also move on the spiritual path. That’s why it begins with learning and that begins with focus, concentration. If you don’t focus, you don’t learn anything. You all know. When I was a kid, I used to learn a lot. I memorized a lot, but not necessarily learned. All these memorized things…
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