The reason our mind is known as UNBORN awareness is that we have no idea of its...– Chogyam Trungpa on the Lojong notion of unborn awareness
But tonglen should not be used as any kind of antidote. You do not do it and...– Chogyam Trungpa on the Lojong practice of tonglen
Lojong mind-training tells us that we should do everything with a single intention. This intention has been called many things: bodhicitta, loving-kindness, awareness, heart, compassion. etc. It all has to do with love. A kind of love most people live their lives, passionate or not, without ever experiencing. I can only speak for myself but sometimes I prefer feeling nothing over feeling...
Lojong Mind-training...don't be so predictable! →
cosmoasis asked: where is the Lazy Yogi??!?!!! i am exploring this opposite breathing in and out (giving and getting, respectively) you sent the link to me about the Lojongs. In company with the concept of clockwise/counterclockwise associated with the singing bowl i.e. summoning/banishing I am finding quite an interesting albeit exotic sadhana! Much of it was/is inspired by the Lazi Yogi himself... so I think...
Devotion does not mean that you have to be emotional always. Devotion is meant...– Babaji
Why is it impossible to find a portrait of the...
I’ve never considered myself buddhist but things lately have convinced me otherwise. While the practice of buddhism has morphed over time like a spiritual game of telephone, the more I’ve prodded into the Dharma, the more that has fallen away. First it was about understanding buddhism as a reaction to hinduism but still set in the hindu worldview. Then it followed that buddhists are...
Me: Why does everything have to be turned into a lesson? I had my winter jacket for 8 years and then some drunk wench swiped it from the bar. Joke's on her though; it's riddled with fleas and heroin.
Mom: Whose heroin?
Me: It's not a big deal. I'm just holding onto it for this homeless guy who chills outside my apartment building.
Me: This is turning into a three excedrin morning.
Banish the word ‘struggle’ from your attitude and your vocabulary....– Hopi Elders
FTS: follow the sound