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37 practices: the six paramitas (verses 25-30)

The six paramitas, aka perfections, aka transcending actions, consist of five activities or methods that actually propel the boat of our precious human existence to the other shore of fully realized wisdom and compassion, aka buddhahood, when imbued with the … Continue reading

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37 practices: verse 26

26. To guard ethical conduct If, through a lack of ethical conduct, / I can’t accomplish my own benefit, Then any aspiration to achieve / the benefit of others is a joke. To keep and guard my ethical conduct / … Continue reading

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37 practices: verse 25

25. To practice generosity If, wishing to attain awakening, / I need to give even my body up, Then doesn’t it go also without saying / that this applies to mere external stuff? Without hope for reward or benefit / … Continue reading

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