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“On Children” A Poem by Kahlil Gibran

On Children by Kahlil Gibran Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life’s longing for itself. They come through you but not from you, And though they are with you, yet they belong not to you. You may give them your love but not your thoughts. For they have… Continue reading “On Children” A Poem by Kahlil Gibran

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The Third Noble Truth:::

The third noble truth states that we can give up that craving or desire, but first it must be identified. Most people think their situation is normal and does not require any kind of investigation, thus they go through life suffering, unaware that anything can be done about it. Once people become aware – which… Continue reading The Third Noble Truth:::

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Impermanence:::

My mentor and teacher on meditation monk Lama Khenpo Tashi share this thought with me in one of my trips to Bhutan: Human suffering arises from the property of impermanency to which all existence is subject. If we understand impermanency, enlightenment is possible. ” Impermanence is the rising, passing and changing of things that have… Continue reading Impermanence:::