Volume 3 Samsara, Nirvana, and Buddha Nature

Teachings on duhkha, the determination to be free of samsara, and the mind as the basis for samsara and nirvana.

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Ongoing teachings on volume three of The Library of Wisdom and Compassion co-authored with His Holiness the Dalai Lama, on our present situation and our highest potential. Tune in live on Fridays at 6 pm Pacific Time here.

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Equality of samsara and nirvana

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