Tag Archives: Patrul Rinpoche

THE NATURAL LIBERATION OF DISTURBING EMOTIONS

The Natural Liberation of Disturbing Emotions “…In the undistracted state, there are no poisons. The three poisons arise as a fault of distraction. Look undistractedly into the essence of the three poisons. Look and meditate without being distracted. The three … Continue reading

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MIND’S HIDDEN FAULTS PART 4

 Mind’s Hidden Faults Part 4 by Patrul Rinpoche There are some meditators who don’t allow what is being thought to be thought, but who press hard and try to take hold of their minds. That is not the correct view; … Continue reading

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MIND’S HIDDEN FAULTS PART 3

 Mind’s Hidden Faults Part 3 by Patrul Rinpoche “There are some meditators who don’t feel confident that their mind is empty, but who speculate about whether or not it is so, and remain in doubt. The fault lies in not … Continue reading

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MIND’S HIDDEN FAULTS PART 2

Mind’s Hidden Faults Part 2 by Patrul Rinpoche “There are some meditators who do not let their mind rest in itself as it should. Instead, they let it watch outwardly, and search inwardly, as one shouldn’t. You will neither see … Continue reading

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MIND’S HIDDEN FAULTS PART 1

Mind’s Hidden Faults Part 1 An Exposure of the Mind’s Hidden Faults by Patrul Rinpoche “It sometimes happens that some practitioners believe it is impossible to recognise the nature of mind. They become depressed and sad. There is no reason … Continue reading

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THAT WHICH IS MEANT TO ELIMINATE CONFUSION…

That Which Is Meant to Eliminate Confusion …may cause confusion! The very nature of mind – which is our true being – is unfabricated, pure perception. It is empty of judgment; it is emptiness itself. We are emptiness itself. Once … Continue reading

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BE YOUR OWN TEACHER

Be Your Own Teacher …but don’t make up a teaching. The following is taken from Rainbow Painting by Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche: “The great teacher, Atisha, explained four aims: “ Aim your mind at the Dharma. Aim your Dharma practice at … Continue reading

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GAINING CERTAINTY IN SPIRITUALITY

Gaining Certainty In Spirituality What is spirituality? It is pure-awareness. Pure-awareness is timeless spontaneous presence. There is nothing else; that is non duality. When pure awareness turns its attention outward, it is relating to things and ideas; this ‘relating’ is … Continue reading

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THE NEED FOR CONSTANT INSPIRATION

The Need For Constant Inspiration Patrul Rinpoche said: “You know the relative to be a lie, yet still you practise the two accumulations. You realize that in the absolute there is nothing to be meditated on, yet still you practise … Continue reading

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