Sunday, 28 August 2011

Dzogchen is the vastness of each moment

"Dzogchen is the vastness of each moment. It is the natural simplicity of being which, in itself, is the only teaching or practice."

p1, Roaring Silence, Ngakpa Chögyam and Khandro Déchen, Shambhala, 2002, 1-57062-944-7

Sunday, 21 August 2011

Just let go

"The whole teaching around shi-nè is pretty blunt and simplistic – it is just let go. Whatever it is, whatever the problem is, I let go. "

Inspiration and Practice, Ngak’chang Rinpoche, Aro Encyclopaedia

Monday, 15 August 2011

Shocking

"Vajrayana is intrinsically shocking, because we need to be shocked into contact with our natural kindness. "

The Bristol Talks, Ngak'chang Rinpoche, Aro Encyclopaedia

Monday, 8 August 2011

Transmission

"... transmission means sharing the experience of the nature of the teacher’s mind: nothing actually moves."

Buddhism in the West, Ngala Rig’dzin Dorje, Aro Encyclopaedia

Monday, 1 August 2011

The laboratory of one's own experience

"Testing the tenets in the laboratory of one’s own experience is the real definition of accepting the Buddhist path."

Counting the cars, Ngak’chang Rinpoche, Aro Encyclopaedia