Tag Archives: Sogyal Rinpoche

There is one thing in this world which must be never forgotten

In my last post I wrote about how this life is a special opportunity to become free of the grip of negative emotions and that it would be a pity to let this opportunity go to waste. In The Tibetan … Continue reading

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Guess what today’s topic is!

Sorry! Today’s reflection is once AGAIN—I am sure you guessed it— ‘negative emotions!’ You are probably tired of hearing about this again. I fully understand. It’s never been my favorite topic and, for the most part, I successfully ignored it … Continue reading

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More on waves and thoughts

I have been reflecting more on waves and thoughts. An advice that came to my mind is by my principal Dzogchen teacher, Sogyal Rinpoche, who often advises to make friends with thoughts and emotions and to be like a charming … Continue reading

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Waves and thoughts

Yesterday, I went to the beach and spent some time watching the waves. In the teachings, thoughts are often compared to waves. Just like waves are the natural activity of the ocean, thoughts are the natural activity of the mind. … Continue reading

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Do we need to kill to live?

Yesterday, a friend forwarded an email to me about a mass slaughter of dolphins in Denmark. Apparently, every year a mass slaughter of hundreds of dolphins takes place on the island of Feroe. The dolphins are herded into a shallow … Continue reading

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