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The Secret Ones

What is the deep listening?

Sema is a greeting from the secret ones

inside the heart, a letter.

[Divani Shamsi Tabriz, Rumi: The Big Red Book]

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Dirty Window: A Reflection on the Uttaratantra-śāstra

During the Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 semesters, a group of Rangjung Yeshe’s students had the good fortune to meet every day, during one and a half hours, to study the Uttaratantra-śāstra by Arya Maitreya[1] with Khenpo Karma Gyurme (also known as Tokpa Tulku). Approaching canonical Buddhist texts under the guidance of the ordained sangha […]

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Heroic Beings

I want to share about a Buddhist text I studied in RYI that has been extremely helpful for me to embark on the Buddhist studies. This text is The Way of The Bodhisattva.Since it is in verse, it was easier to study with a commentary. First of all, a Bodhisattva is a being who possesses […]