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Celebrating loving kindness in Washington

More than 75 students gathered from all around the Pacific Northwest for a magical Dharma Celebration at KMC Washington last weekend. This year, Gen Kelsang Rigpa, Western US National Spiritual Director and Resident Teacher at KMC Los Angeles, granted the blessing empowerment Buddha Maitreya and gave teachings on Loving Kindness to participants both in-person and online.

Problems do not produce suffering

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Problems do not produce suffering
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‘If we solve our inner problem of unpleasant feeling, outer problems have no power to make us suffer’ Geshe Kelsang Gyatso

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Always rely upon a happy mind alone. The measurement of having trained our mind is that we are always calm and happy. Before we have trained our mind, it changes according to our circumstances. When times are good, we are happy, but when they change for the worse, we become unhappy. Our mind is so unstable that it can change in an instant, one moment happy and excited and the next downcast and despondent. A controlled mind will remain happy and calm no matter what the conditions. Some scholars and meditators have called training the mind "the city that is the source of happiness".

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