Monday, 30 December 2013

Our view

"Having developed wisdom through our analysis of our view of a friend, an enemy and a stranger, our hearts spontaneously open with a wish to extend a kind response to them
."
p104, Relaxing into Meditation, Ngakma Nor'dzin, Aro Books worldwide, 2010, 978-1898185178

Monday, 23 December 2013

Intolerance

"It is ignorance, amongst other things, that breeds intolerance. "

p227, Wearing the Body of Visions, Ngakpa Chögyam, Aro Books, 1995, 1-898185-03-4

Monday, 16 December 2013

Ethics and morality


"If a person is kind-and seeks the happiness and well being of others as a natural response to being alive-then ethics and morality will be intrinsic."

p15 Wisdom Eccentrics, Ngakpa Chögyam, Aro Books, Inc, 2011, 978-0965394864

Monday, 9 December 2013

Rigpa

"Rigpa is the state of pure and total presence, stripped of referential clinging."

p53, Roaring Silence, Ngakpa Chögyam and Khandro Déchen, Shambhala, 2002, 978-1570629440

Monday, 2 December 2013

Thought

"According to Dzogchen, thought is a natural function of Mind. Just as the other sense faculties are natural to our physical existence, so is thought."

p63, Roaring Silence, Ngakpa Chögyam and Khandro Déchen, Shambhala, 2002, 978-1570629440