Monday, 31 October 2011

The sea and sky are our shrine room

"The sea and sky are our shrine room. The natural elements are our meditation."

Aro Buddhism, Ngak'chang Rinpoche

Monday, 24 October 2011

Hot-blooded kindness

"We stay in the human realm by allowing ourselves to be touched by the pain of others… and by not becoming too spiritual so that we lose the ability to laugh. Hot-blooded kindness is what roots us in this precious human rebirth. "

Hot-blooded kindness, Ngak'chang Rinpoche, Aro Encyclopaedia

Monday, 17 October 2011

A living manifestation of Dharma

"The Lama is a living manifestation of pure dharma and what we do is to try and harmonise with that as much as our neuroses will allow. "

Vajra Command, Ngakma Shardröl, Aro Encyclopaedia

Monday, 10 October 2011

The nature of samsara

"The nature of samsara is the experience of unsatisfactoriness which arises through the attempt to maintain the illusion of duality."

Dzogchen View of Tantric Ngöndro, His Holiness Düdjom Rinpoche, Aro Encyclopaedia

Monday, 3 October 2011

Appreciation

"Appreciation generates generosity which knows no limits."

The Ten Paramitas, Khandro Déchen, Aro Encyclopaedia