Dharma

dharma 

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how wonderful it is that we have been born at a time when the true dharma is still available

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THE DHARMA IS A JOURNEY,

A JOURNEY THAT CAN ONLY BE MADE BY REMAINING PERFECTLY STILL.

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THE DHARMA IS A WAY OF LIFE AND PRACTICE

THAT ALLOWS MIND AND BODY TO FALL AWAY.

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THE DHARMA IS BEYOND RIGHT AND WRONG

BEYOND LIFE AND DEATH

BEYOND FORM AND EMPTINESS.

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THE DHARMA IS A PATH TO HAPPINESS,

BUT NOT WORLDLY HAPPINESS.

A TRUE  HAPPINESS THAT IS BEYOND THE MATERIAL WORLD OF "I WANT"

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YOU DO NOT PRACTICE THE DHARMA TO ATTAIN ANYTHING

THERE IS NOTHING TO ATTAIN

SUCH EMOTIONAL STATES AS COMPASSION AND ANGER DO NOT EXIST OUTSIDE THE DELUDED MIND

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WHEN THE OBSCURATIONS FALL AWAY, THAT WHICH WAS ALWAYS THERE WILL REVEAL ITSELF,

THAT WHICH CANNOT DIE BECAUSE IT WAS NEVER BORN.

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THE DHARMA IS AN ASCETIC PRACTICE

IT IS NOT FOR THE WORLDLY MINDED.

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THERE ARE NO GODS, THERE ARE NO DEMONS,

THERE ARE NO HEAVENS, THERE ARE NO HELLS,

THERE IS NO NIRVANA, THERE IS NO SAMSARA

OUTSIDE YOUR OWN MIND.

WAKE UP!

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how to practice the dharma

To get any benifits from the Buddha Dharma, you must put your whole life into it. Make every action an expression of the Dharma, 24 hours a day.

 Find yourself a good teacher, then practice, practice, practice, every minute of the day, awake or asleep.

Then, one day there will be no seperation between you and the Dharma. 

What you will experience is that which is prior to even the concept of enlightenment.

DHARMA PRACTICE IS NOT FOR ESCAPISTS!

Dharma practice is not for escapists, dreamers, fantasists or spiritual window shoppers. True Dharma practice is not about happiness or mindfulness It is about finding out who you were before your parents were conceived.

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lama's code of dharma conduct

DO NOT CAUSE HARM OR SUFFERING TO ANY LIVING THING

DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY

VIA THE ACTIONS OF BODY SPEECH OR MIND

MAKE EVERY EFFORT TO PROTECT ALL LIVING THINGS

ANYTHING THAT BREATHS CAN SUFFER

HUMANS, ANIMALS, PLANTS AND ROCKS ALL BREATH!

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PROTECT PEOPLE, PROTECT ANIMALS, PROTECT PLANTS, PROTECT THE PLANET.

THIS IS LIVING DHARMA PRACTICE

love life and life will love you back!

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the green young shoots of spring

the deep blue sky of summer

the fallen brown leaves of autumn

the snowy white mountains of winter,

how wonderful it is to flow with them all

these are my monastery

the monastery of a homeless monk. 

Lama Ngedon Drime: 11-11-16

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lama's sayings.

sayings, thought and poems

advice for the dharma warrior

by

ven. lama ngedon drime

(CLICK HERE TO READ)

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