Monday, 28 February 2011

To fall in love

"To fall in love is to initiate the dissolution of the boundaries which fix limited ideas of ourselves. To be challenged or threatened by the outrageous transmission of romance is the living blood of Vajrayana."

p151, Moving Being, Khandro Déchen, Aro Books worldwide, 2009, 978-1-898185-05-5

Monday, 21 February 2011

Dharma must be practised

"Dharma teachers continually emphasise the need to practice. Dharma must be practised. We must engage in the methods it offers in order to arrive even at the initial stages of awakening."

p86, Spacious Passion, Ngakma Nor'dzin, Aro Books worldwide, 2009, 978-1-898185-07-9

Monday, 14 February 2011

Continually becoming a Buddhist

"Becoming a Buddhist is a process of continually becoming a Buddhist – of continually breaking through limitations and conditioned perception."

p86, Rays of the Sun, Ngakpa Chögyam, Aro Books worldwide, 2010, 978-1-898185-06-2

Monday, 7 February 2011

An act of kindness

"An act of kindness enables us to side-step our attachment to the past and future. It is a moment out; a day off; a holiday from me-centred concerns – and, as such, it can be lived vividly moment by moment."

p67, Rays of the Sun, Ngakpa Chögyam, Aro Books worldwide, 2010, 978-1-898185-06-2