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Dalai Lama's perspectives cuts through dogmatism and polarity in balanced ways.
"There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness" - Dalai Lama
THE ROPE OF MINDFULNESS Cultivating mind’s inherent capacity to stay put is called mindfulness training. Mindfulness is like the rope that keeps the wild elephant from destroying everything in sight. The rope of mindfulness bring us back to our immediate experience: to our breath, to our walking, to the book in our hands. - Pema Chodron [via Nancy Preston]