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How Do I Become Free?


A student asked, “How do I get emancipated? How do I become free? How do I break my chains?”
“Who has put you in bondage?”
The student didn’t know what to do with that, so they said, “What is the Pure Land?”
“Who has defiled you and made you impure?”
“What is nirvana?”
“Who has placed you in birth and death?”

Text June 23, 2023

We Are Interwoven

John Tarrant

It’s a noble thing to gather together for the Dharma. It has hidden effects, that if we thought about it from afar, we’d think, Ah, I don’t know. But when we’re together, we can feel, Oh, yeah, it’s happening. I can feel it in my heart and my soul and my fingers.

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