Monday, 27 May 2013

The Lama exemplifies the fruition of the path

"The Lama is the one who exemplifies the fruition of the path; through the fabric of his or her vajra personality."

p152, Wearing the Body of Visions, Ngakpa Chögyam, Aro Books, 1995, 1-898185-03-4

Monday, 20 May 2013

Tantra is based on the experience of emptiness

"Tantra is based on the experience of emptiness, and through this experience we can come to the actual knowledge, that all negative or painful states of mind are merely distortions of our enlightened nature."

p110, Wearing the Body of Visions, Ngakpa Chögyam, Aro Books, 1995, 1-898185-03-4

Monday, 13 May 2013

All people are basically the same

"Recognising that all people are the basically the same, with the same needs, hopes and aspirations, can help us avoid feeling threatened when those needs, hopes and aspirations have different flavours and qualities from our own."

p101, Relaxing into Meditation, Ngakma Nor'dzin, Aro Books worldwide, 2010, 978-1898185178

Monday, 6 May 2013

Our view

"Our view is the basis of all our expectations of life, our interpretations of circumstances, and our responses to the experiences we encounter in our lives."

p99, Relaxing into Meditation, Ngakma Nor'dzin, Aro Books worldwide, 2010, 978-1898185178