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Universe is the jewel that is my heart #happiness

So I am reading my first book by Ram Dass. And I loved this quote where he explains the meaning of the Om Mani Padme Hum mantra:

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The Tibetan Book of the Dead is not about death (part 1) #happiness

I wanted to read this book forever but despite my interest in death and dying, I was a bit conscious of the subject. Then I watched this documentary (link to part 2 is on the right side of the video … Continue reading

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The meaning of Om Mani Padme Hung mantra by Dalai Lama

I was chanting this mantra with my little one helping him relax and go to sleep when I realised I have no idea what it means. I looked it up and was blown away. Whole doctrine of Buddhism neatly wrapped … Continue reading

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How to resolve conflicts – Ajahn Brahm

Are you working to get better at conflict management, or even better, prevention? Does your blood boil and you lose it, and you wish you could be mindful in that moment where your mind just spirals into the familiar unconscious pattern … Continue reading

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Everyone can learn to be happier #happiness #buddhism

I am ready to move to the next level in learning to meditate and self discovery and I believe I can achieve this by learning more about Buddhism. I am not interested in theory per se, I am after practical knowledge … Continue reading

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Love crushes, obsessions, poetry… Love addiction and what pain-body has to do with it (Part 1)

Romantic love is an unachievable fantasy — Dalai Lama    Love. What a tricky, elusive, individual thing. We all know what it should or might be, we never really know if it is what we’ve got. When I was young, … Continue reading

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On the importance of having balls #humble #happiness

As children, we are taught to resolve conflicts with words, negotiation, compromise. As a result, often, we are not taught how to stand up for ourselves. We are told that humility is a virtue and we grow up humble, yet … Continue reading

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