“Seeking samsaric pleasures is the door to all suffering; They are uncertain and cannot be relied upon. Recognizing these shortcomings, Please bless me to generate the strong wish for the bliss of liberation.” From Foundation of All Good Qualities by Je Tsong Khapa As included in: Essential Buddhist Prayers: An FPMT Prayer Book, volume 1. Translated […]
“By cultivating in mind that this human life is so hard to find Yet has no time to spare, preoccupations with this life will cease; By contemplating repeatedly the truth of karma and samsaric suffering, Preoccupations with next life will come to cease.” From The Three Principal Aspects of the Path by Je Tsong Khapa As […]
“Since gaining happiness depends on the dharma, you must practise it. As you have spiritual masters and freedom and fortune, you can practise it. If you do not do so now, it will be difficult to attain freedom and fortune in the future.” From Essence of Fine Speech – Stages of the Path to Enlightenment by […]
Today (6 July) is the 79th Birthday of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. We send our very best wishes to His Holiness on this day and always, and we fervently pray that His Holiness will remain until samsara ends, forever turning the Wheel of Dharma for all beings. May His Holiness always experience perfect […]
We are happy to announce that a two-part documentary film about the Jangchup Lamrim Teachings entitled Lamrim, une voie vers l’Eveil, created by the Official Jangchup Lamrim Documentary Film Team, will be broadcast in French during Sagesses Bouddhistes on France 2 TV at 8.30 – 8.45am (Paris time) beginning this Sunday (6 July) and continuing the […]
“At this time when I have encountered the precious teachings of the Buddha which are difficult to encounter, should I not obtain from now onwards [either] a state of utter and perfect Buddhahood [or] a supreme Liberation which has abandoned all of the suffering of cyclic existence, I will have to experience yet again the […]
“Since pervasive Atisha seemed equal to the Muni In dispelling the gloom of wrong conceptions, After setting his works, supreme wish-fulfilling jewels, Atop the victory-banner of hearing, thinking and meditating Certainly, this doctrine of the so-called ‘Kadampas’ Which pervades all directions and sates every wish and desire, is marvelous.” From The Sacred Words of Manjushri […]
“Having trained your mind in the common path in this way, it is absolutely necessary to enter the vajrayana, for thanks to that path you will easily complete the two collections without having to take three countless aeons to do so. Moreover, having received an experiential explanation on the way to rely on a spiritual […]
Today (13 June) is Saka Dawa Duechen – The Anniversary of Shakyamuni Buddha’s Birth, Enlightenment and Parinirvana. The Jangchup Lamrim Teaching Organizing Committee sends our very best wishes to all of you on this most auspicious day.
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