The mind can go in a thousand directions, but on this beautiful path, I walk in peace. With each step, the wind blows. With each step, a flower blooms.

— Thich Nhat Hanh

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The best guru is one who attacks your hidden faults. The best instructions are the ones that target those faults.

— Atiśa

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Mara finds not the path of those who are virtuous, careful in living, and freed from right knowledge.

— Buddha

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Not engaging in ignorance is wisdom.

— Bodhidharma

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My pilgrimage to Jonang Jamdha Monastery, Golok region, Amdo Tibet

Day 11: Dismantling the Sand Mandala. 2

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Your mind is like a wild horse or a wild monkey, jumping everywhere. Before you begin to fix the problems outside of yourself, first try to fix the problems inside your mind.

–Kyabgon Phakchok Rinpoche

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To the ordinary man, even Buddha is ordinary. But to a Buddha, everyone is a Buddha.

— Venerable Hui Neng

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