“Teachings beyond compare, heart essence of the dakinis!”
His Holiness Dudjom Rinpoche
“…Having released clinging to a self, there is no need to justify yourself or make any demands on the universe. Pure being is pure seeing, the “heart essence of the dakinis.” It is completely without an agenda, seeing only what is there to be seen.
“Dakini is a Sanskrit word that roughly translates as “sky dancer.” The sky is a metaphor for the nature of mind, free of subjectivity, bias, and expectations. This is the nature of pure being, reality itself. The dancer is a metaphor for the phenomena we experience, for whatever is sensed, thought, or felt. To one who is still a servant of the ego, the dancer represents the confused projections that keep us circling in samsara. To one who is free of clinging, the dancer, the dancing, and the source of the dance—one’s open mind—are all the same. The “heart essence of the dakinis” is the pure enjoyment of knowing that whatever happens is the playful, graceful movements of one’s mind. One knows that every movement of one’s mind has no reason, meaning, or message beyond itself.”
Calling the Lama from Afar
Teaching on The Prayer of Calling the Lama from Afar: A Spontaneous Song of the Original Nature by His Holiness Dudjom Rinpoche
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