Category: Inspiration

  • Atma Bodha

    Atma Bodha

    by Adi Shankaracharya

  • Yoga Vasishta Sara

    Yoga Vasishta Sara

    I. Dispassion II. Unreality of the World III. The Marks of a Liberated Person (Jivan Muk) IV. Dissolution of the Mind V. The Destruction of Latent Impressions VI. Meditation On the Self VII. Method of Purification VII. Worship of the Self IX. Exposition of the Self X. Nirvana [/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][/et_pb_section]

  • The Bodhisattva’s Garland of Jewels

    The Bodhisattva’s Garland of Jewels

    by Atisha Homage to great compassion! Homage to the deities who inspire faith and devotion! Homage to the masters! Be done with doubt and indecision, and embrace your practice with all your heart. Shake off lethargy, dullness and laziness, and strive always with enthusiasm and joy. Mindful, vigilant and careful, guard the doorways of your…

  • 100 Verses of Advice

    100 Verses of Advice

    Homage to the teacher!Fortunate practitioners gathered here in Tingri, listen! Just as worn-out clothes can never again be made as new, it’s no use seeing a doctor once you’re terminally ill; You’ll have to go. We humans living on this earth are like streams and rivers flowing toward the ocean. All living beings are heading…

  • Training the Mind in the Four Boundless Qualities

    Training the Mind in the Four Boundless Qualities

    The four boundless qualities are boundless love, compassion, sympathetic joy and impartiality. Love is usually dealt with first. But when we practice the four one after the other as a training for the mind, we should start by developing impartiality (equanimity). Otherwise, whatever love, compassion and sympathetic joy we generate will tend to be one-sided…

  • The 37 Practices of a Bodhisattva

    The 37 Practices of a Bodhisattva

    by Ngulchu Thogme Zangpo Homage to Lokeshvara I pay constant homage through my three doors to my supreme teacher and protector Chenrezig, who while seeing all phenomena lack coming and going, makes single-minded effort for the good of living beings. Perfect Buddhas, source of all well-being and happiness, arise from accomplishing the excellent teachings, and…