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ནག་པོའི་ལས་ལམ་དངོས་ལ་བཅུ། ten non-virtuous deeds ༡ སྲོག་གཅོད་པ། (sok chö pa) killing ༢ མ་བྱིན་པར་ལེན་པ། (ma jin par len pa) stealing ༣ འདོད་པས་ལོག་པར་གཡེམ་པ། (dö pé lok par yem pa) sexual misconduct ༤ རྫུན་དུ་སྨྲ་བ། (dzün du ma wa) lying ༥ ཕྲ་མ། (pa ma) divisive speech ༦ ཚིག་རྩུ་བ། (tsik tsu ba) harsh speech ༧ ངག་ཀྱལ། (ngak kyel) idle talk ༨ བརྣབ་སེམས། […]
In general, it is said that from among the attachments to food, clothing and reputation, the attachment to reputation is very difficult to abandon. It is possible that a meditator gives up good food and clothing and stays for years in meditation. Even though this person does not have attachment for food and clothing, at the bottom of his […]
Here are the links to beautiful, extensive teachings on the lam rim by Ven. Choden Rinpoche. Land of Medicine Buddha videos from 2007: Lam rim chenmo Land of Medicine Buddha videos from 2004: https://vimeo.com/album/4168999 Land of Medicine Buddha videos from 2005: https://vimeo.com/album/4185187 Land of Medicine Buddha audio recordings from 2001, 2002: http://lamrim.com/lamrim/ For Ven. Choden Rinpoche’s short biography, visit http://lamrim.com/lamrim/ […]
If you don’t control your flat tongue, It will make trouble for your round head. ~ Sakya Pandita, Treasury of Good Advice as quoted by Geshe Lhundup Sopa Rinpoche. “Steps on the Path to Enlightenment, volume 2: karma”.
Finding substitutes for eggs is a little tricky but here are some tips to get you started. + Egg Alternatives from Livevegan.org Eggs are used primarily for two reasons in cooking and baking: As a binder to help hold other ingredients together. Used in foods meant to be dense and chewy like in a “meat” loaf or […]
All tremble before violence, All fear death Having done the same yourself You should neither harm nor kill ~ Dhammapada updated October 23, 2016 Adopting a vegetarian – vegan diet is not difficult. There are many tasty, convenient alternatives that are easily found at your local grocery stores. By reducing or abandoning a meat-based diet, […]