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Concentration Concentration means to find the object of focus, then hold focus without wandering mind and sinking mind. Grabbing object tightly leads to the mind and its object almost becoming…

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The Need for Spiritual Practice We have many problems in our life, including financial. Yet, even if we manage we are never satisfied. We suffer from obsession, then violence and…

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Nature of Mind The nature of the mind is clear and lucid, gets clear and unmistaken picture of any object and has the capacity to perceive anything. You become what…

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Mental Faculties of Contact and Attention Bodhimind relies on compassion, which includes self compassion. While looking after others, we cannot exclude ourselves. Setting the motivation of compassion reduces selfish intentions…

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Nature of Mind Reporting on his Malaysia trip and India Buddhist conference, Rimpoche talks in detail on the issue of female ordination. Then he resumes his topic of the nature…

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Nature of Mind Rimpoche restates topic of taming the mind and goes on the relationship between main mind and mental faculties. He likens taming the mind to taming an elephant,…

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The Five Eyes The Abhisamayalankara explains five eyes in the section on the extraordinary path. The five eyes are: 1) the physical sublime eye, 2) the celestial sublime eye, 3)…

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Mind and the Mental Faculty of Feeling Mind itself is intangible, but is source of all our experience, can become virtuous, non-virtuous. Any particular expressions of that mind can be…

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The Mental Faculty of Discrimination The mental faculty of discrimination has the function to collect the information or getting the message, then recognizing and then labeling it. There is correct…

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The Mental Faculty of intention The mental faculty of intention draws the mind like a magnet. it is the activity of the mind itself, the karma of the mind, which…

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Mental Faculty of Aspiration Motivation directs our mind to whatever we want to, so it is good to choose positive purposes. Aspiration, first of the five object-ascertaining mental faculties (along…

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The Mahayana Path – from Theravada to Vajrayana Mahayana is based on Theravada principles like Four Noble Truths and 12 links of dependent origination. Wisdom is common to both, but…

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Mental Faculty of Aspiration Aspiration is a form of desire that creates enthusiasm. Enthusiasm is needed to maintain a good daily meditation practice until joy is generated. In the beginning,…

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Mental Faculties of Conviction and Remembrance Conviction is holding onto the subject you have understood, sticking to one’s principles. In spiritual terms, resisting negativity. Thus it is the root of…

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