Awakening [אפי פז]

2 September 2008

Appreciating Things as They Truly Are

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The Sakyong Jamgon Mipham Rinpoche – Written Teachings

July 2008
Appreciating Things as They Truly Are

One of Tibet’s great female yogis, Machig Lobdrön, was renowned for crying one minute and laughing the next. When someone asked her why she acted that way, she replied, “I laugh with delight because enlightenment always lies right below the surface of life, right in front of our nose. This is truly a joyous and wondrous discovery. I cry because beings are anxious, in pain, stressed, and depressed. Our enlightened qualities are so nearby, covered by a constant stream of discursive thoughts, one upon another.” (more…)

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