“Our true nature—absolute, unalterable, and free from conflict and pretense—is not distinct from everyday life. We are being guided to recognize it right now, in this life and in this body. We are offered the knowledge of ourselves as we truly are. Such knowing can only take place within us, for it is self-knowing. Such knowing is sublime and certain.
The tangibility of the experience of profound clarity happens in the present moment. It is not a future paradise nor a reward for being pious. One does not have to perform austerities, go on pilgrimages, or become celibate—one need not relinquish anything at all. One can experience one’s true nature in the city, in the bathroom, in the shopping mall, at a ball game, in a synagogue, church, or hermitage—wherever one is and whatever one is doing, one’s nature is right there.”
Venerable Khenpo Rinpoches
Illuminating The Path (pgs 32-33)
Dudjom Tersar Ngondro: Teaching 1 of 2
Dudjom Tersar Ngondro: Teaching 2 of 2
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