There is Nothing – To Remember
This is not the same as remembering nothing.
There are thousands of Dharma texts and teachings all referring to the clarity of emptiness. In the spontaneous moment of now, there is nothing hold onto, not even Dharma. That spontaneous moment of empty clarity is what we are; the real Dharma. This is relatively easy to understand.
So what is difficult?
Remembering that everyone else is this clarity of emptiness.
Compassion is absolutely challenging.
It challenges our understanding.
It is for that reason that our conduct is so important; we remember and sustain the view of the clarity of emptiness which is continued and influences our conduct.
First realise absolute bodhicitta
in order to express relative bodhicitta.*
*bodhicitta: the altruistic attitude of loving kindness