Monday, 27 August 2012

Letting go of the world of fixed references

"To move into the sphere of intimate symbolic communication with the Lama, is to let go of the world of fixed references. It's an experience, or taste of the spacious dimension of existence."

p186, Wearing the Body of Visions, Ngakpa Chögyam, Aro Books, 1995, 1-898185-03-4

Monday, 20 August 2012

Our personalities

"Our personalities are the interface between the patterns of our limitations, and the unconditioned energies of our enlightened condition."

p148, Wearing the Body of Visions, Ngakpa Chögyam, Aro Books, 1995, 1-898185-03-4

Monday, 13 August 2012

The path of Tantra

"The Lama is the beginning and end of the path of Tantra. Without the Lama, our situation is either a closed loop or, slow progress over a great many lifetimes. Without the Lama, the path of Tantra cannot function."

p141, Wearing the Body of Visions, Ngakpa Chögyam, Aro Books, 1995, 1-898185-03-4

Monday, 6 August 2012

Inspiration

"Authentic inspiration does not have to be theatrical. It can be quite ordinary--and maybe the more ordinary it is, the more reliable it is."

p157, Emailing the Lamas from Afar, Ngakpa Chögyam and Khandro Déchen, Aro Books, 2009, 978-0-9653948-5-7