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Dogitation

Canine help along the bodhisattva path

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coloring book entry of dog and palm hamsa

Hamsa Palm Doxie coloring book page by Ed DeLaCruz

I’m a dharma teacher. I work with students all the time, and I think the core teaching of Buddhism is to help people become less self-centered and learn how to give love to others. In my 40s, a beautiful, white Hungarian sheepdog named Chandi came into my life. She broke my heart …

Adapted from: The Dharma of Dogs: Our Best Friends as Spiritual TeachersEdited by Tami Simon and published this month by Sounds True.


Lama Surya Das is the founder of the Dzogchen Foundation and the author of many books, including Make Me One with Everything, Awakening the Buddha Within, and Awakening to the Sacred. Information about events with Lama Surya Das is at surya.org. 


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