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Between Dakas and Dakinis

"Between dakas and dakinis there's a difference In how their bodies may seem in apparent reality, But for Mahamudra, luminous clarity, There's not an atom of difference in their essential nature. Those with good fortune and intelligence, Who…
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"I am sure that when I die I will go to hell” - Khandro Tsering Chödrön

 “Listen! Precious Lama, without remembering the dharma from the depth of my heart, I have just realized my life has ebbed. I am sure that when I die I will go to hell.”Thus wrote Khandro Tsering Chödrön.As a reply the husband-lama wrote,…
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Jetsün Kushok's Advice for Women

"Some women become anxious and feel they can’t manage, but if you really want to do it, you can. But always keep a balance. For example, I teach and I have a full-time job. I have to work because we bought a house and we have to keep up the…
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Tara Is Accessible To All ~ Lama Tsultrim Allione

“Tara is accessible even to those who have not received the initiation of Tara. She is simply present. The reemergence of Tara’s energy, her feminine wisdom, and her compassion are essential for the earth and all people right now. We are…
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Thoughtless Maidens ~ Mandarava

"Each of you should examine your own mind, to see how you have squandered your lives on your needs and desires. Thoughtless maidens, get hold of your minds!" ~ Princess Mandarava
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'21 Taras' Chanted by Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche

Ambient Mantra EP by Gary Azukx Dyson Praises to 21 Taras, Chanted by Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche 21 Tara's Uzala Mix by Gary Dyson From start to finish the Praise to the 21 Tara's is recited 3 times.   The Twenty-One Praises…
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"As The Glow Of Your Own Awareness" ~ Yeshe Tsogyal

"Meditate upon the guru as the glow of your awareness."~ Yeshe Tsogyal 
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The Respect To Look At Ourselves Honestly and Gently ~ Pema Chödrön

“The most fundamental aggression to ourselves, the most fundamental harm we can do to ourselves, is to remain ignorant by not having the courage and the respect to look at ourselves honestly and gently.” ~ Pema Chödrön
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Building Inner Strength ~ Pema Chödrön

Building Inner StrengthYou build inner strength through embracing the totality of your experience, both the delightful parts and the difficult parts. Embracing the totality of your experience is one definition of having loving kindness for yourself.…
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On Arya Tara

On Arya TaraThe venerable Arya Tara is the wisdom form of all the buddhas and bodhisattvas of the ten directions. In the ultimate sense she has since primordial time attained the state of original wakefulness that is the very essence of the…
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"However The Dakini Expresses Herself..."

"However, the dakini expresses feminine gender in only a qualified sense, since in her absolute essence she represents the ultimate beyond gender. From this point of view, she has no allegiance to anyone; it is inaccurate to say that women alone…
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Praises to the 21 Taras

Let me and all who need protection Enter beneath Your right-hand mudra Of granting boons, the Refuge mudra, And be relieved from every fear!From your sublime abode at the Potala O Tara – born from the green letter TAM Your crown adorned with…