Monday, 26 September 2011

The root of karma is the dualistic mind

"The root of karma is the dualistic mind. When the dualistic mind is not present, then karma is also not present."

The Four Noble Truths, Ngak'chang Rinpoche, quoted by Ngakma Nor'dzin, Aro Encyclopaedia

Monday, 19 September 2011

Shi-nè - the path of renunciation

"Shi-nè equates to the path of renunciation, because one renounces attachment to that which arises in mind."

Compassion, Ngak’chang Rinpoche, Aro Encyclopaedia

Monday, 12 September 2011

View, Meditation and Action

"View provokes or incites our natural intelligence. Meditation opens our realisation to the view. Action is the pure appropriateness of our spontaneity in the state of realisation. "

p5, Roaring Silence, Ngakpa Chögyam and Khandro Déchen, Shambhala, 2002, 1-57062-944-7

Sunday, 4 September 2011

Dzogchen proclaims the self-existent confidence of all beings

"Dzogchen proclaims the self-existent confidence of all beings as they essentially are. The enlightened state is simply there as the basis of what we are."

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