Guard this ckle mind as you would do Your learning, children, treasure, or your life. Perceive all sensual pleasure as if it were A viper, poison, weapon, foe, or fire.
True vision isn't just seeing seeing. It's also seeing not-seeing. And true understanding isn't just understanding understanding. It's also understanding not-understanding. If you understand anything, you really don't understand. Only when you understand nothing is it true understanding. Understanding is neither understanding nor not understanding. The scriptures say, "Not to let go of wisdom is stupidity." … Continue reading Not to let go of wisdom is stupidity
There was an ancient mysterious wall which stood at the edge of a village, and whenever anyone climbed the wall to look onto the other side, instead of coming back he or she smiled and would jump to the other side, never to return. The inhabitants of the village became curious as to what could … Continue reading The unfathomable wall of ignorance
MILAREPA ON THE ART OF NON-CLINGING Because I have left my kinsmen, I am happy; Because I have abandoned the attachment to my country and race, I am happy; Since I disregard this place, I am happy; As I do not wear the lofty garb of priesthood, I am happy. … Because I cling not … Continue reading Dharma, that which ‘sustains’