Monday, 24 September 2012

The discovery of space

"The discovery of space reveals another way of relating to pain. We realise that if we do not tie our sensation of pain to the criteria of establishing our own existence, emotional pain dissolves."

p191, Spectrum of Ecstasy, Ngakpa Chögyam with Khandro Déchen, Aro Books, 1997, 0-9653948-0-

Monday, 17 September 2012

The logic of Tantra

"The logic of Tantra is simply one which allows us access to a spectrum of ecstasy."

p185, Spectrum of Ecstasy, Ngakpa Chögyam with Khandro Déchen, Aro Books, 1997, 0-9653948-0-8

Monday, 10 September 2012

Once paranoia begins to dissolve

"Once paranoia begins to dissolve there is less and less to keep under surveillance. The need to protect our experiential territory from annihilation simply evaporates into itself and the power of dynamic potential is unleashed."

p173, Spectrum of Ecstasy, Ngakpa Chögyam with Khandro Déchen, Aro Books, 1997, 0-9653948-0-8

Monday, 3 September 2012

To leap open-eyed

"To leap open-eyed into the shining emptiness of the Lama's wisdom display, and to experience the ecstatic impact of each dynamic gesture of the Lama's method display is the essential luminosity and power of the path."

p178, Wearing the Body of Visions, Ngakpa Chögyam, Aro Books, 1995, 1-898185-03-4