Monday, 28 June 2010

Culture

"As practitioners, Buddhism, in its essential nature, should be our culture. Beyond that—we should integrate with the creative, positive, and humanitarian aspects of the culture of wherever we happen to be living."

p11, Spectrum of Ecstasy, Ngakpa Chögyam with Khandro Déchen, Aro Books, 1997, 0-9653948-0-8

Monday, 21 June 2010

Awareness & Kindness

"The most important thing is that there is no rule apart from awareness and kindness"

p9, Spectrum of Ecstasy, Ngakpa Chögyam with Khandro Déchen, Aro Books, 1997, 0-9653948-0-8

Monday, 14 June 2010

Wealth and generosity

"Wealth and generosity go hand in hand-if they do not then we have neither."

p131, Spectrum of Ecstasy, Ngakpa Chögyam with Khandro Déchen, Aro Books, 1997, 0-9653948-0-8

Monday, 7 June 2010

Security

"The only truly stable ground we can find is emptiness. It is only possible to find security in insecurity - by establishing insecurity as security"

p130, Spectrum of Ecstasy, Ngakpa Chögyam with Khandro Déchen, Aro Books, 1997, 0-9653948-0-8