Tag Archives: Bodhicitta

Getting to know ignorance

My teachers have emphasized that it is much more useful to focus on understanding how ignorance works than to get lost in speculation about how it could have arisen in the first place. In his latest book, Uncommon Happiness, Dzigar … Continue reading

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Waking up my stubborn mind

When I wake up in the morning, my mind is usually very groggy and dull and this makes it a good challenge to think of the Dharma. I try to say to myself “How lucky you are to be alive … Continue reading

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