Buddha Weekly: Buddhist Practices, Mindfulness, Meditation

What the Teachers Say

Chittamani Tara (Cittamani)- the “Mind Jewel” Green Tara, an approachable and appealing Highest Yoga Anuttara practice – one of the main practices of many great Gelug teachers

Tara Book excerpt and teaching: Who is Tara and how can She help us? An introduction to Tara, Karma, Shunyata, Dependent Arising, and Buddha Nature by Venerable Zasep Tulku Rinpoche

Becoming Gesar, the fearless Buddhist: How to overcome fear in uncertain times, according to Pali Sutta, Mahayana Sutra and Tantra

Why Buddha Nature is one of the most important understandings in Mahayana Buddhism and why Tathagatagarbha Buddha Nature is not the soul

When you recognize the nature of mind, fabrication and effort are naturally freed — Guru Rinpoche. Happy Guru Rinpoche Day!

“You and the Buddha are not separate realities. You are in the Buddha and the Buddha is in you.” Thich Nhat Hanh

“Emptiness is the track on which the centered person moves.” — Lama Je Tsongkhapa

“If we learn to open our hearts, anyone, including the people who drive us crazy, can be our teacher.” —Pema Chödrön

“…Recognize that your own attachment is the cause of every single problem that you experience.” — Lama Yeshe

“When you do something, you should burn yourself up completely, like a good bonfire, leaving no trace of yourself.” — Shunryu Suzuki

“If with a pure mind a person speaks or acts, happiness follows them like a never-departing shadow.” Shakyamuni Buddha, Dhammapada

“Real insight, or right view, has the capacity to liberate, and to bring peace and happiness.” Thich Nhat Hanh

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