Tag Archives: Gampopa

‘I’ AM CONFUSED

‘I’ Am Confused ‘I’ am confused. ‘I’ have always been confused. ‘I’ will always be confused. But what is it that recognises this confusion? What is it that has always been there, recognising, knowing, being aware, being conscious? Confusion is … Continue reading

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TALKING TO OTHERS CAN BE CHALLENGING…

Talking To Others Can Be Challenging… …stressful, difficult, taxing, demanding, tough, hard, heavy, pressured, testing, frustrating, fraught, traumatic, arduous, gruelling, tiring, fatiguing, exhausting, hellish… “What world are they living in?!” And therein lies the answer to “What world are they living in?” It’s their personal world, of course, and because of that, there aren’t … Continue reading

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WISDOM IN A THINKING MIND

Wisdom In A Thinking Mind We have to be honest about our capacity. This is about seeing the obscured, programmed mind, and using this very programmed obscuration to realise wisdom. “The programme shall set you free!” 😀 When we first … Continue reading

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HOW THE NEGATIVE EMOTIONS ARE ACTUALLY WISDOMS

How the negative emotions are actually wisdoms! This is the basis of the Buddha’s teachings. This is the basis of the two truths. This is the meaning of Gampopa’s words: “May confusion dawn as wisdom”.* This is the meaning of … Continue reading

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WHAT YOU KNOW IS WHAT YOU KNOW

What you know is what you know.  The great Tibetan master Marpa, disciple to Naropa who was a disciple of Tilopa (who had visions and was inspired by Dorje Chang) went to India to collect teachings to bring back to … Continue reading

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