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Slogan 41: Renew Your Commitment Each Day

Renew Your Commitment Each Day is about making an intention to be present and to do your best to help others. The original lojong slogan is: Two activities: one at the beginning, one at the end, which asks you to make this dedication at the start of the day, and then again at the end.… Continue reading Slogan 41: Renew Your Commitment Each Day

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Slogan 40: Remember Your Intention

Remember Your Intention follows from the previous slogan and asks you to remember to be present and to let go of your ego. The original lojong slogan is: Correct all wrongs with one intention – the ‘wrongs’ being when you fail to live up to your intention to wake up or when you feel stuck… Continue reading Slogan 40: Remember Your Intention

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Slogan 39: Have A Single Intention

Have a Single Intention is about remembering why you’re training your mind in meditation and compassion. The original lojong slogan is: All activities should be done with one intention. This intention is what underlies all your feelings, thoughts, and behaviour through the day. No matter what you’re doing, look at what’s going on in the… Continue reading Slogan 39: Have A Single Intention

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Slogan 38: Don’t Profit From Another’s Loss

Don’t Profit From Another’s Loss is about not exploiting others in order to make yourself happy or successful. The original lojong slogan is: Don’t seek others’ pain as the limbs of your own happiness, which means you should avoid seeking to gain from the loss and suffering of others. This slogan can be hard to… Continue reading Slogan 38: Don’t Profit From Another’s Loss

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Slogan 37: Don’t Make Gods into Demons

Don’t Make Gods into Demons is about not using spiritual teachings and practices to feed your ego. The original lojong slogan is the same and it means don’t take something good and turn it into something bad. Don’t take the best things in your life and turn them into the worst by abusing them or… Continue reading Slogan 37: Don’t Make Gods into Demons

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Slogan 35: Don’t Compete With Others

Don’t Compete With Others is about remembering that life isn’t a race. You don’t have to be the first or the best, and you don’t have to compete to win. The original lojong slogan is: Don’t try to be the fastest. Life seems to be getting faster and faster every day. Competitiveness is built-in to… Continue reading Slogan 35: Don’t Compete With Others