Dealing With Desire

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Re: Dealing With Desire

Postby greentara » Fri Jun 14, 2013 5:32 am

“Love is not selective, desire is selective. In love there are no strangers. When the centre of selfishness is no longer, all desires for pleasure and fear of pain cease; one is no longer interested in being happy; beyond happiness there is pure intensity, inexhaustible energy, the ecstasy of giving from a perennial source.”

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Re: Dealing With Desire

Postby kirtu » Sat Jun 15, 2013 2:52 pm

A minimal set of postings dealing with Vajrayana and Dzogchen approaches to desire and dealing with classification of Mahayana as seen from Vajrayana and Dzogchen have been moved here in the Tibetan Buddhist forum.

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"Even if you practice only for an hour a day with faith and inspiration, good qualities will steadily increase. Regular practice makes it easy to transform your mind. From seeing only relative truth, you will eventually reach a profound certainty in the meaning of absolute truth."
Kyabje Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche.

"Only you can make your mind beautiful."
HH Chetsang Rinpoche

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Re: Dealing With Desire

Postby Sherab Dorje » Wed Jul 24, 2013 7:44 am

Off-topic discussion on lineages and personal approaches to practice has been split here.
"My religion is not deceiving myself."
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