Advice from the Lotus-Born: A Collection of Padmasambhavas by Padmasambhava, Marcia Binder Schmidt, Erik Pema Kunsang

By Padmasambhava, Marcia Binder Schmidt, Erik Pema Kunsang

Padmasambhava is the first grasp of Vajrayana, the lessons for our time. Out of his nice compassion and knowledge, he recommended his major disciple Yeshe Tsogyal to hide terma treasures to be published on the destined time for destiny practitioners. The profundity of this recommendation is intended to be in my opinion utilized through all members in all situations. Advice from the Lotus Born is a vintage paintings which incorporates legitimate fact for a person who basically desires to persist with a non secular course.

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Someone who acts in this way of perverting what is true will have no other place to go than Vajra Hell. Having perverted the truth of what is vinuous, the effect of such demented practice is to take rebirth as someone holding the extreme view of nihilism. Having perverted the truth of cause and effect, you flounder through the ocean of suffering. Tsogyal, there are many who claim to realize emptiness, but few realize the ultimate natural state. Now, about 'nature' there are also four points to going astray, of which the first, the way of straying from the nature, is as follows.

Unless you grow accustomed to the natural state of view and meditation, you will circle from one life to the next, like on the rim of a waterwheel, entering at birth and exiting at death. Unless you rule your kingdom with the truth of peace, strict laws are like a poisonous tree that will destroy itself. Great king, I beg you to rule in accord with the Dharma! Again the master instructed the king: Yow Majesty, at the end of this age people with hanker after excellent teachings, but will not realize them.

62 ADVICE FROM THE LOTUS·BORNI Listen here, V airochana, worthy being! All that appears and exists, samsara and nirvana, arises from your own mindA mind that cannot be grasped, free from center and edge. effortlessness! Whatever thought you think, it arises as the space of wakefulness The Awakened One is nothing other than this. ' Listen here, Yudra Nyingpo from Gyalmo! Your mind is nonarising, no thing whatsoever is seen. Thoughtfree, forming no concepts, don't follow your thinking! So don't affirm or deny, but remain, released in yourselfl In this state, the flow of thought is cut And wisdom unfolds, drawing the line between samsara and nirvana!

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