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By Reginald A. Ray

Here's a transportable choice of inspiring readings from the respected masters of Tibetan Buddhism. The Tibetan Buddhism Reader contains quotations from significant lineage figures from the previous similar to Padmasambhava, Atisha, Sakya Pandita, Marpa, Milarepa, and Tsongkhapa. additionally featured are the writings of masters from modern instances together with the Dalai Lama, Dudjom Rinpoche, Khyentse Rinpoche, Sakya Tridzin, Chögyam Trungpa, and others. issues comprise cultivating compassion, letting move of ego, studying to turn into extra alert and found in our lives, and constructing a transparent notion of our personal precise nature.

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That's the signal that we have got no longer discovered the mind’s empty nature. —Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche 6 brain of the Buddhas THE intensity OF THE brain As we start to meditate extra, we detect that the human brain is a superb factor. we aren't attempting to go beyond the human brain for you to comprehend anything extra profound. All attainable profundity is already in the brain. mostly conversing, if we glance at how a lot of our brain we're utilizing, we discover we're not utilizing a lot. If we learn to determine how deep and penetrating our event is, we discover that it's very shallow—we may pass much deeper. the purpose is that after we discuss experiencing issues in a extra profound method, we need to observe that these probabilities are inside of our simple human nature already. —Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche every little thing IS INHERENTLY CONTAINED inside ONE’S personal brain We discuss the dharma, the lessons of the Buddha, and most of these directions and techniques of perform we will do and take advantage of. yet in essence, to discover dharma one has to appear inward, no longer outward. One has to consistently exert attempt in analyzing oneself and one’s personal brain. after all, there are ways of meditating, there are philosophies, and there are doctrines and common sense. inside Buddhism, there's a great treasure of teachings. however, if one have been to collect all of them into one, one must say that every thing is inherently contained inside one’s personal brain. —Ven. Khandro Rinpoche what's the BUDDHA-NATURE? So what precisely is that this buddha-nature? it's the skylike nature of our brain. completely open, loose, and unlimited, it really is essentially so basic and so ordinary that it may by no means be advanced, corrupted, or stained, so natural that it really is past even the idea that of purity and impurity. . . . because it is related: “It is just your ideal, current know-how, cognizant and empty, bare and wide awake. ” —Sogyal Rinpoche THE BUDDHA-NATURE on the root of the being of every certainly one of us, our mind—and the following I don’t suggest in simple terms the pondering brain or recognition however the totality of our experience—not purely is largely natural but additionally has the entire optimistic features: the compassion and knowledge and pleasure, the readability and talent to determine issues sincerely; it’s all there. It’s simply coated up: we can’t see it in the mean time as a result of its obscuration through our personal false impression and our recurring traits, but when we will be able to chill out in it and allow it's unveiled, then it simply seems and all of the reliable features emerge. —Ringu Tulku Rinpoche BUDDHA-NATURE is similar IN every body Buddha-nature itself is identical in each person, with out lessen and no elevate, swap or alteration among participants. it isn't that one individual has an eminent buddha-nature whereas another person has a low-grade buddha-nature. it's not that Samantabhadra Buddha has a truly magnificent buddha-nature, whereas a puppy or a pig has an inferior buddha-nature or even none in any respect. there's truly no distinction whatever among their crucial buddha-natures. —Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche BUDDHA-NATURE IS THE transparent mild How is the time period sugatagarbha buddha-nature to be understood?

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