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A Heart Of Warmth Is Not Something Impossible

Tenzin Palmo

What does love mean? In the West, we mistake the meaning of love; we bandy the word around all the time, from “I love ice-cream” to “I love God”. But we mistake love for desire...

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16K reads, 11 comments

Three Kinds of Laziness

Tenzin Palmo

The Buddha described three kinds of laziness. First there is the kind of laziness we all know: we don't want to do anything, and we'd rather stay in bed half an hour later than get up and medi...

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20K reads, 10 comments

Why Not Be Ready?

Tenzin Palmo

Our everyday life is our spiritual life. If we have awareness to be able to use our everyday life as practice, then our lives have meaning. Otherwise, the days go by—impermanence, as we know&mda...

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17K reads, 22 comments

A Whole New Dimension Of Love

Tenzin Palmo

Everything is flowing. And this flow isn’t made up only of external things. It includes relationships, too. Some relationships last for a long time, and some don’t—that’s the w...

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20K reads, 26 comments

Neighbors Are Our Practice

Tenzin Palmo

Meditation is only one of the many qualities that is emphasized. It's a very important one because we have to understand our mind, and we can only understand our mind by looking at it. But to be a wel...

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12K reads, 8 comments

Clinging Causes the Pain

Tenzin Palmo

Genuine love and kindness is desperately needed in this world. It comes from appreciating the object, and rejoicing in the object, wanting the object to be happy and well, but holding it lightly, not ...

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22K reads, 13 comments

Like The Sun Shining

Tenzin Palmo

Sometimes people don't understand how Buddhism can talk about compassion and love in one breath and non-attachment and all these qualities of renunciation in the other breath. But that's because we co...

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16K reads, 14 comments