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“Three Jewels” found in 22 documents
Three Practices To Be Done Continually
Continual Praise and Prostration To You Who Indicate (the Dharma), Vanquishing Master Surpassing All, Thusly Gone One, Liberated One, Perfect, Fully Enlightened Buddha, One Endowed with Knowledge and Footing, Blissfully Gone, the One Omnisciently Knowing the World, The One...
Actions for Training from Taking Refuge
Introduction Taking refuge (skyabs-'gro) means formally putting the safe and positive direction in our lives indicated by the Triple Gem – the Buddhas, Dharma, and Sangha – and pledging to maintain this steady direction unwaveringly, until it brings us liberation or...
What Is Refuge?
Refuge provides us with a path to follow, so that we’re always heading in a good direction. No matter what happens around us, this will give us strength and meaning in life.
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Commentary on “Uttaratanta” – The Dalai Lama
Commentary on "Uttaratantra" – Dr. Berzin
Explanation of Actions for Training from Taking Refuge
There are various types of actions that are specified for how we train ourselves to actually put the safe direction of Buddha, Dharma and Sangha in our lives. They clearly indicate the practical application of refuge in our daily lives and what we actually need to do in order...
Identifying the Three Precious Gems
Introduction Taking a safe direction in life (skyabs-'gro, taking refuge) is an active process, not a passive one of seeking protection from higher powers, as the term taking refuge might imply. By striving in this direction, we protect ourselves from fear and suffering. To...
Making Our Refuge Firm
Ultimate Dharma Refuge Is in the True Stoppings and True Pathway Minds Taking refuge is an active process of putting a safe and meaningful direction in our lives as indicated by the Three Rare and Precious Gems: Buddha, Dharma and Sangha. There are several levels of...
Realism: The Basis for the Buddhist Path and Its Goals
The foundations of the Buddhist spiritual path are succinctly summarized in a four-line verse written by His Holiness the Dalai Lama and explored in an in-depth explanation.
The Graded Path
Refuge: A Safe and Meaningful Direction in Life
Working on ourselves to overcome our shortcomings and realize all our potentials is the safest and most meaningful direction we can put in our lives.
Buddha’s Basic Message