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Scratch the Surface and Reveal

Things are not always what they seem; the first appearance deceives many; the intelligence of a few perceives what has been carefully hidden. ~ Phaedrus https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/scratch-surface-reveal-amanda-sillars/?trk=read_related_article-card_title

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The Three Poisons and Their Antidotes

The three poisons are the root of all suffering. Every bit of suffering can somehow be broken down to one or more of these: greed, anger, and ignorance. Each of these poisons has an antidote. Poison Antidote Greed Generosity Anger Compassion Ignorance Wisdom To reduce suffering in your life, you must apply as much of […]

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THE 3 POISONS: GREED, HATRED, AND CONFUSION

 known as consciousness, the mind is the factor that knows, perceives, experiences. According to Buddhist philosophy, the true nature of the mind is clear and pristine, pure experience.1 Object – Anything that is perceived by the mind. An object can be something tangible, like a sight, sound, touch, taste, or any other physical experience, or it […]

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The Unwholesome Roots of Our Unease

“For all evil things, and all evil destiny, are really rooted in greed, hate and ignorance; and of these three things ignorance or delusion (moha, avijja) is the chief root and the primary cause of all evil and misery in the world. If there is no more ignorance, there will be no more greed and hatred, no […]

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Three poisons

The three kleshas of ignorance, attachment and aversion are referred to as the three poisons (Skt. triviṣa; Tibetan: dug gsum) in the Mahayana tradition and as the three unwholesome roots (Pāli, akusala-mūla; Skt. akuśala-mūla ) in the Theravada tradition. The Sanskrit, Pali, and Tibetan terms for each of the three poisons are as follows: Poison Sanskrit[7][8] Pali[9] Tibetan[7][10] Alternate English translations[7] Skt./Pali/Tib. Synonym[11][12] Ignorance moha moha gti mug […]

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